American Society of Addiction Medicine
The Voice of Addiction Medicine
Definition of Addiction
View ASAM's public policy statement on the definition of addiction.
Screening and Assessment
Screening for alcohol and/or drug misuse is critical to the prevention of or early intervention in addiction.
Pain and Addiction
Pain management is an important component of high-quality compassionate medical care.
Marijuana and Addiction
Resources and public policies based on evidence-based information about the risks, research and policies associated with marijuana/cannabis.
HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis C
Resources and public policies based on the inextricable links between addiction and HIV/AIDS & the hepatitis C virus.
A brief overview of the principles of recovery and a list of recovery resources.
What is treatment, what are the guidelines for physicians, and where do I seek resources for treatment and recovery?
Ethics and Confidentiality
Regulations, Public Policy Statements and resources related to ethics and confidentiality in addiction medicine.
Our nationwide directory of addiction medicine professionals.
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