Copyright and Permissions

Copyright and Permissions


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Permission Requests

You may request permission from ASAM to use quotes, graphs, illustrations, articles and material from its books, journals, and other media. Unless otherwise indicated, all ASAM media published on this website, in its books, in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, or other ASAM published material is protected by copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or in part by persons, organizations, or corporations other than ASAM and its affiliates without written permission.

Please complete the form below and press "Submit" to request usage of ASAM material.

Copyright and Permissions Form

Requests will be processed within 15 business days. Please note in your request if you are working with a specific deadline and ASAM will work to meet your needs. Failure to supply ASAM with any required documentation will cause the request to be delayed or rejected.

Note: ASAM is happy to work with students in their educational endeavors and promote the field. However, we will evaluate all requests based current pending priorities and capabilities. Processing within 15 business days is not guaranteed in these cases.

Permission Fees and ASAM Use Agreement

A $50 dollar processing fee is standard for all requests. Additional permission fees are determined by the intended use, number of copies, and other factors. ASAM will provide a use agreement granting permission to use the requested material. Permission of use is not granted until fees are paid in full and ASAM receives a completed agreement.

Requests not Accepted

Requests to use ASAM content for endorsement, whether implied or otherwise, of products or services will be denied. ASAM will not permit use of content in an advertisement, an advertising supplement, or in a manner that promotes a commercial product. ASAM does not permit use of ASAM service marks or allow copyright material to be modified or adapted. Permission to use content that is undergoing revision or discontinued will not be granted. Requests deemed inconsistent with ASAM's mission will be denied.

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Section1: Contact Information

Section 2: Identification of Requested ASAM Content

Section 3: Explanation of Use

Please provide the following information about the intended use of the desired content.

Form of Reproduction

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