American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Treat Addiction Saves Lives

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Treat Addiction Saves Lives

The Treat Addiction Save Lives Fund

The ASAM Treat Addition Save Lives Fund provides ASAM with the flexibility and resources it needs to respond proactively and provide solutions to challenges related to the disease of addiction.

This unrestricted fund supports ASAM’s dedication to:

  • improve and increase access to the quality of addiction treatment,
  • educate medical professionals and the public,
  • support research and prevention, and
  • promote the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.


The Treat Addiction Save Lives Fund: Strengthen ASAM’s community of hope today and help to transform patients’ stories to tales of optimism, connectedness, recovery, and dreams coming true.

Remain connected to our programs all year long by establishing a monthly recurring gift to ASAM today. 

Make a difference today with a one-time gift in honor of someone you love. 

Thank you to our Treat Addiction Save Lives Fund Founding Donors

  • Kenneth I. Freedman, MD, MS, MBA, DFASAM
  • David Kuo, MBA & Julia Chang, MS, MBA
  • Sonya Chang

Treat Addiction Save Lives


“Helping my patients reclaim their lives... is the most gratifying profession imaginable.” Kenneth I. Freedman, MD, MS, MBA, FACP, AGAF, DFASAM

“I get to hear the best stories in the whole world: - Margaret A. E. Jarvis, MD, DFASAM

“I am able to observe patients recovering and thriving.” - Emily Brunner, MD, DFASAM

“I felt humbled and fulfilled by each person who chose to place their trust in me.”- Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA, FAPA, DFASAM

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