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Selective Inhibition Shows Promise as Marijuana Treatment
Diana Martinez, MD and Pierre Trifilieff, PhD

A promising treatment option for addiction to marijuana may emerge through selective inhibition of a specific signaling pathway in the brain.





Medicaid Coverage Map

State Medicaid Coverage of Addiction Treatment in the US
Beth Haynes

To help further knowledge of current care coverage, ASAM has produced two-page state fact sheets that summarize Medicaid coverage of both medication and counseling addiction treatment.

Breaking News

  • 9/26/2014

    DEA Reschedules Hydrocodone Combination Products

    On August 22nd, the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) formally rescheduled hydrocodone combination products (HCPs), moving them from Schedule III to Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act.

Education & Training

ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

4 Comments

  1. 4 Sharon Duke, D.O., Ph.D. 27 Sep

    I am helping teach a course in Addiction to graduate counseling students.  I would like to email the Addiction course to the instructor.  The "Share" button didn't work for me.  Please give me detailed instructions on how to do this.

     Thanks,

    Sharon Duke, D.O., Ph.D.

  2. 3 ASAM Staff 29 Jul

    Hi, Dr. Fox.

    You can copy the URL to this article and past it in an email to your residents: http://www.asam.org/magazine/read/article/2014/07/01/asam-partners-with-top-addiction-organizations-for-new-course

    Or simply use the share buttons at the top right of the article to share via email or social media platform.  

    Thank you,

    ASAM

  3. 2 Michael Fox 23 Jul

    how do i copy page to forward it to our psych residents?

  4. 1 Jeffery 01 Jul
    Wish to share with medical students and psychiatry residents/fellows.

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Government Affairs

ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

4 Comments

  1. 4 Sharon Duke, D.O., Ph.D. 27 Sep

    I am helping teach a course in Addiction to graduate counseling students.  I would like to email the Addiction course to the instructor.  The "Share" button didn't work for me.  Please give me detailed instructions on how to do this.

     Thanks,

    Sharon Duke, D.O., Ph.D.

  2. 3 ASAM Staff 29 Jul

    Hi, Dr. Fox.

    You can copy the URL to this article and past it in an email to your residents: http://www.asam.org/magazine/read/article/2014/07/01/asam-partners-with-top-addiction-organizations-for-new-course

    Or simply use the share buttons at the top right of the article to share via email or social media platform.  

    Thank you,

    ASAM

  3. 2 Michael Fox 23 Jul

    how do i copy page to forward it to our psych residents?

  4. 1 Jeffery 01 Jul
    Wish to share with medical students and psychiatry residents/fellows.

Comment

  1. RadEditor - HTML WYSIWYG Editor. MS Word-like content editing experience thanks to a rich set of formatting tools, dropdowns, dialogs, system modules and built-in spell-check.
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Your ASAM

ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

4 Comments

  1. 4 Sharon Duke, D.O., Ph.D. 27 Sep

    I am helping teach a course in Addiction to graduate counseling students.  I would like to email the Addiction course to the instructor.  The "Share" button didn't work for me.  Please give me detailed instructions on how to do this.

     Thanks,

    Sharon Duke, D.O., Ph.D.

  2. 3 ASAM Staff 29 Jul

    Hi, Dr. Fox.

    You can copy the URL to this article and past it in an email to your residents: http://www.asam.org/magazine/read/article/2014/07/01/asam-partners-with-top-addiction-organizations-for-new-course

    Or simply use the share buttons at the top right of the article to share via email or social media platform.  

    Thank you,

    ASAM

  3. 2 Michael Fox 23 Jul

    how do i copy page to forward it to our psych residents?

  4. 1 Jeffery 01 Jul
    Wish to share with medical students and psychiatry residents/fellows.

Comment

  1. RadEditor - HTML WYSIWYG Editor. MS Word-like content editing experience thanks to a rich set of formatting tools, dropdowns, dialogs, system modules and built-in spell-check.
    RadEditor's components - toolbar, content area, modes and modules
       
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OP-ED

ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

4 Comments

  1. 4 Sharon Duke, D.O., Ph.D. 27 Sep

    I am helping teach a course in Addiction to graduate counseling students.  I would like to email the Addiction course to the instructor.  The "Share" button didn't work for me.  Please give me detailed instructions on how to do this.

     Thanks,

    Sharon Duke, D.O., Ph.D.

  2. 3 ASAM Staff 29 Jul

    Hi, Dr. Fox.

    You can copy the URL to this article and past it in an email to your residents: http://www.asam.org/magazine/read/article/2014/07/01/asam-partners-with-top-addiction-organizations-for-new-course

    Or simply use the share buttons at the top right of the article to share via email or social media platform.  

    Thank you,

    ASAM

  3. 2 Michael Fox 23 Jul

    how do i copy page to forward it to our psych residents?

  4. 1 Jeffery 01 Jul
    Wish to share with medical students and psychiatry residents/fellows.

Comment

  1. RadEditor - HTML WYSIWYG Editor. MS Word-like content editing experience thanks to a rich set of formatting tools, dropdowns, dialogs, system modules and built-in spell-check.
    RadEditor's components - toolbar, content area, modes and modules
       
    Toolbar's wrapper 
     
    Content area wrapper
    RadEditor's bottom area: Design, Html and Preview modes, Statistics module and resize handle.
    It contains RadEditor's Modes/views (HTML, Design and Preview), Statistics and Resizer
    Editor Mode buttonsStatistics moduleEditor resizer
      
    RadEditor's Modules - special tools used to provide extra information such as Tag Inspector, Real Time HTML Viewer, Tag Properties and other.