Quality & Practice

Quality & Practice

Resources and tools to assist addiction medicine physicians in running their practices.
What is Addiction

Definition of Addiction

View ASAM's public policy statement on the definition of addiction.


Guidelines and Consensus Documents

ASAM has created several documents that provide members with the most up-to-date best practices and information on addiction medicine. 


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

assessment software

Assessment Software

Learn about ASAM's CONTINUUM software!



View the ASAM and NIAAA collaborative infographic on Alcohol and Society from our April National Twitter chat.

practice resources

Practice Resources

These resources will assist you in ensuring your practice operates smoothly for both you and your patients.

Path to Certification

Standards and Performance Measures

These resources will help members ensure they are delivering the best quality of care to their patients. 

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.