ASAM offers a number of print, online and subscription-based publications, some available to the public and some offered as a benefit of membership.


Feature Publication:

ASAM Magazine

ASAM Magazine
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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Principles of Addiction Medicine

A comprehensive overview of the diagnosis and treatment of addictive disorders, as well as the management of co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions.

essentials-55x79thumbThe ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine: Second Edition

This new edition of ASAM Essentials was edited by Abigail J. Herron, DO, and Timothy Koehler Brennan, MD, MPH. The guide features new methods to provide care to patients, as well as definitive answers on how to assist those suffering from addiction with early intervention tactics. 

handbook-thumb55x77The ASAM Handbook of Addiction Medicine

A practical, evidence-based guide to the identification and treatment of substance use disorders.

Journal of Addiction Medicine
The official journal of ASAM.  The mission is to promote excellence in the practice of addiction medicine and clinical research.

The ASAM Criteria

The ASAM Criteria has become the most widely used and comprehensive set of guidelines for placement, continued stay and discharge of patients with addictive disorders and The ASAM Criteria is required in over 30 states.

ASAM Weekly

A weekly enew brief of top stories for addiction medicine combined with ASAM developments in education, advocacy, state chapter news and more.

Policy Statements

Policy Statements

ASAM policies are based on professional principles, scientific standards, and the experience of practicing physicians. They provide information and guidance to physicians and others on health care issues.

Principles of Addiction Medicine

President's Blog

Thoughts and opinions on the field of addiction medicine by ASAM Acting President Stuart Gitlow, M.D.

2016 Digital Advertising Opportunities

Our electronic publications reach over 3,800 members and over 20,000 non-members every week.