Guidelines and Consensus Documents

Quality & Practice

Guidelines and Consensus Documents

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ASAM National Practice Guideline

Provides recommendations on evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder.


Consensus Documents

Provides information and recommendations based on a consensus process.

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Drug Testing Appropriateness Document

ASAM is inviting public comment on a draft of its drug testing appropriateness document. Reviewers have 25 days until Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. ET to submit their comments.

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Patient Guide & Support Resources

This page provides online version of a patient guide and additional treatment and family support resources.

The ASAM Criteria

The ASAM Critiera

The most widely used and comprehensive set of guidelines for placement, continued stay and transfer/discharge of patients with addiction and co-occurring conditions.