Quality & Science

ASAM’s Commitment to Addressing Racial Injustice and Health Disparities

by ASAM Staff | June 12, 2020

ASAM looks to a future when addiction prevention, treatment, remission, and recovery are accessible to all, and profoundly improve the health of all people. ASAM thanks our members for taking positive action every day by treating each patient as a unique individual and challenging the stigma of addiction. But challenging the stigma of addiction alone is not enough. Our country’s reckoning with persistent and structural racial injustice compels us to increase our commitment.

A letter from our President Dr. Paul H. Earley