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Ask the PCSS Expert: Counseling Requirements in Addiction Treatment?

A physician wrote the PCSS mentor network seeking advice on what type of counseling (group/individual/ AA, NA/ therapist) are typically required as part of addiction treatment.

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Brain Stimulation as a Potential Treatment for Addiction

Brain stimulation has been in use for decades as a potential treatment for psychiatric disorders. However, its use in addiction is relatively new.

Unite ImageJoin Rally and Advocate for Addiction Solutions

Help tell our nation’s leaders that we support public health solutions to addiction.

image of the ASAM sealASAM Speaks on FDA Boxed Warnings

ASAM testified on the best approaches to communicating information about the fetal effects in product labeling for methadone and buprenorphine

Photo of Alex Krawczyk-KeefeThe Importance of Donating: One Family’s Story

A donation to honor a son and help those facing the devastating disease of addiction.

Education & Training
  • September 29, 2015

    2016 Ruth Fox Scholarship Open to Applicants

    The Ruth Fox scholarship program was started to encourage emerging physicians-in-training to pursue the addiction medicine field. It is important for ASAM to provide the education for these new physicians to identify and treat patients with addictive disorders because many medical schools do not include addiction medicine coursework or rotations.
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  • April 5, 2016

    Letter of Thanks: Recognition of Addiction Medicine

    From the start, this endeavor was about the patients, and their affected family members. It was about building a workforce of trained and certified expert clinicians who would Treat Addiction and Save Lives™. We are today at a point in time, in a process begun by Dr. Ruth Fox and her colleagues in her apartment in New York City over 60 years ago, on the way to a future that we see clearly.
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  • April 5, 2016

    Letter of Thanks: Recognition of Addiction Medicine

    From the start, this endeavor was about the patients, and their affected family members. It was about building a workforce of trained and certified expert clinicians who would Treat Addiction and Save Lives™. We are today at a point in time, in a process begun by Dr. Ruth Fox and her colleagues in her apartment in New York City over 60 years ago, on the way to a future that we see clearly.
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