American Society of Addiction Medicine
The Voice of Addiction Medicine
Definition of Addiction
View ASAM's public policy statement on the definition of addiction.
What is an Addiction Specialist?
What is an addiction specialist, who recognizes addiction medicine as a specialized area of medical practice, how to find an addiction specialist, and more.
Screening and Assessment
Screening for alcohol and/or drug misuse is critical to the prevention of or early intervention in addiction.
Pain and Addiction
Pain management is an important component of high-quality compassionate medical care.
Marijuana and Addiction
Resources and public policies based on evidence-based information about the risks, research and policies associated with marijuana/cannabis.
What is treatment, what are the guidelines for physicians, and where do I seek resources for treatment and recovery?
Links to external resources of addiction medicine information.
Our nationwide directory of addiction medicine professionals.
The leading source for ASAM society and addiction medicine news, engaging ASAM leaders, membership and the public in the work of advancing ASAM’s core purpose and mission.
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