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.
Available to provide support to primary care physicians and clinicians in their clinical treatment of patients at risk for or with substance use disorders (SUD).
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