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BarPitting Prevention against Treatment: Putting the Patient at Risk
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The meta message of a recently published CDC article mistakenly minimizing the impact of excessive drinking, and puts patients at risk for all of the well-known consequences from such drinking.

 

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Can Brain Modulation Confer Resilience to Addiction?
Diana Martinez, MD, and Pierre Trifilieff, PhD

Resilience is an individual's ability to be protected from the development of an illness, including addiction.




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  • 12/18/2014

    AMA House of Delegates Meeting Update

    The AMA Interim House of Delegates met in Dallas from November 8-11. Stuart Gitlow MD, MPH, MBA, DFAPA, current ASAM President, serves as ASAM’s Delegate to the AMA House of Delegates (HOD) and Ilse Levin is ASAM’s Alternate Delegate. In addition, Dr. Gitlow chairs the AMA’s Council on Science and Public Policy; Ilse Levin, DO, Ex-Officio, AMA Alternate Delegate and Mike Miller, MD, FASM, Past President are also members. Resolutions passed at this meeting of interest to ASAM members are listed...

Education & Training

ASAM Releases White Paper on Drug Testing

by Beth Haynes | Dec 16, 2013

On December 12, 2013, ASAM released a white paper that reviews the science and current practice of drug testing. Though not a clinical guideline, the white paper does explore the wide range of applications for drug testing and its utility in a variety of medical and non-medical settings.

ASAM's white paper promotes the use of drug testing as a primary prevention, diagnostic, and monitoring tool in the management of addiction or drug misuse in medical practice.

To view the entire press release, click here.

To read the white paper, click here.

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ASAM Releases White Paper on Drug Testing

by Beth Haynes | Dec 16, 2013

On December 12, 2013, ASAM released a white paper that reviews the science and current practice of drug testing. Though not a clinical guideline, the white paper does explore the wide range of applications for drug testing and its utility in a variety of medical and non-medical settings.

ASAM's white paper promotes the use of drug testing as a primary prevention, diagnostic, and monitoring tool in the management of addiction or drug misuse in medical practice.

To view the entire press release, click here.

To read the white paper, click here.

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Your ASAM

ASAM Releases White Paper on Drug Testing

by Beth Haynes | Dec 16, 2013

On December 12, 2013, ASAM released a white paper that reviews the science and current practice of drug testing. Though not a clinical guideline, the white paper does explore the wide range of applications for drug testing and its utility in a variety of medical and non-medical settings.

ASAM's white paper promotes the use of drug testing as a primary prevention, diagnostic, and monitoring tool in the management of addiction or drug misuse in medical practice.

To view the entire press release, click here.

To read the white paper, click here.

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OP-ED

ASAM Releases White Paper on Drug Testing

by Beth Haynes | Dec 16, 2013

On December 12, 2013, ASAM released a white paper that reviews the science and current practice of drug testing. Though not a clinical guideline, the white paper does explore the wide range of applications for drug testing and its utility in a variety of medical and non-medical settings.

ASAM's white paper promotes the use of drug testing as a primary prevention, diagnostic, and monitoring tool in the management of addiction or drug misuse in medical practice.

To view the entire press release, click here.

To read the white paper, click here.

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