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ASAM Criteria Software Plenary Outlines Impending Product Launch
Brendan McEntee

A plenary at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference covers more than 20 research papers on The ASAM Criteria Software.





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Cocaine Vaccine: Research Review
Diana Martinez, MD, and Pierre Trifilieff, PhD

There are still no FDA approved medications for cocaine despite many clinical trials that have tested potential treatments. Recent research has instead focused on developing an anti-cocaine vaccine.

Breaking News

  • 11/21/2014

    ASAM is Pleased to Announce the 2014 Election Results

    During the Business Meeting Breakfast at the Annual Conference in Austin, membership will have the opportunity to confirm Dr. Kelly J. Clark as the new President-Elect, Dr. Mark Kraus as Vice-President, Dr. Brian Hurley as Treasurer and Dr. Margaret Jarvis as Secretary. The six new Directors-at-Large will be Drs. Anthony Albanese, Paul Earley, Marc Galanter, Petros Levounis, Yngvild Olsen, and John Tanner.

Education & Training

  • 11/17/2014

    CO*RE Awarded Year-Long Grant to Continue ER/LA Opioid REMS Education

    ASAM is a partner of the Collaboration for REMS Education (CO*RE). CO*RE has been awarded its second full year-long grant (after the first and an interim grant) by the REMS Programming Companies (RPC). CO*RE, a collaboration of primarily national associations, will use this funding of $3,655,634 in 2015 to reach beyond the 53,000 clinicians it has successfully educated since 2013.

Government Affairs

  • 10/14/2014

    ASAM Updates Report on Medicaid Coverage of Addiction Treatments

    ASAM contracted the Treatment Research Institute (TRI) to update a June 2013 ASAM Patient Advocacy Task Force (PATF) survey and research report on insurance coverage of opioid addiction medications. The report assesses how Medicaid coverage of opioid addiction pharmacotherapies, both medication and counseling, across the United States, has changed over the last year.

Your ASAM

  • 11/21/2014

    ASAM is Pleased to Announce the 2014 Election Results

    During the Business Meeting Breakfast at the Annual Conference in Austin, membership will have the opportunity to confirm Dr. Kelly J. Clark as the new President-Elect, Dr. Mark Kraus as Vice-President, Dr. Brian Hurley as Treasurer and Dr. Margaret Jarvis as Secretary. The six new Directors-at-Large will be Drs. Anthony Albanese, Paul Earley, Marc Galanter, Petros Levounis, Yngvild Olsen, and John Tanner.

OP-ED

  • 08/11/2014

    E-Cigarettes and Patients

    Since the introduction of electronic cigarettes (dubbed “electronic nicotine delivery systems” or “ENDS” by the World Health Organization) in 2003 to the world marketplace, their use has exploded. Currently, ENDS have a significant portion of the market...