Alcohol Withdrawal Management Guideline

Alcohol Withdrawal Management Guideline

Intended to aid clinicians in their clinical decision making and management of patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal syndrome.


The ASAM Clinical Practice Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management

This clinical guideline provides the latest information to provide guidance on the identification and management of alcohol withdrawal in patients with varying degrees of syndrome severity. It is especially critical in the context of the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, which threatens to curtail patient access to evidence-based treatment.

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Webinar Series

ASAM is hosting a series of FREE webinars to assist clinicians with the implementation of this new guideline. All webinars in the series are free for ASAM members to join live and watch the recorded on-demand session. For non-ASAM members, it will be free to join live and watch on-demand webinars for 90-days after the live webinar date.


Topics & Dates

  1. Fundamentals: Wednesday, July 29, 2020; 1:00 pm ET
  2. Identification, Diagnosis & Initial Assessment: Monday, August 24, 2020; 1:00 pm ET 
  3. Monitoring, Levels of Care & Inpatient/Ambulatory Treatment: Tuesday, September 15, 2020; 1:00 pm ET
  4. Pharmacotherapy: Tuesday, October 20, 2020; 12:00 pm ET
  5. Complicated Withdrawal and Special Populations: Tuesday, November 17, 2020; 12:00 pm ET

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Pocket Guide

Official Alcohol Withdrawal Management Guideline quick-reference tools provide healthcare providers with instant access to current guideline in a clear concise format.

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