Your source for timely, useful news briefings of top stories in addiction policy. 

The ASAM Advocate Headerv

The ASAM Advocate is your source for timely, useful news briefings of top stories in addiction policy, combined with ASAM developments related to national and state addiction medicine advocacy. Sign up to receive The ASAM Advocate here!

The ASAM Advocate contains six sections to provide an exhaustive resource on what is new in addiction medicine advocacy and policy.

  • National Advocacy contains information on ASAM's efforts regarding legislative and regulatory advocacy at the federal level.
  • State Advocacy highlights the incredible work of ASAM's state chapters to ensure that addiction policy in their state empowers them to treat their patients.
  • Happenings on the Ground covers advocacy efforts by ASAM members and staff, including congressional testimonies and briefings.
  • Member Voices collects media, including op-eds and podcasts, authored by or featuring ASAM members discussing addiction policy and the practice of addiction medicine. 
  • Addiction Policy in the News compiles the most insightful news media discussing addiction policy from the last month.
  • Make a Difference provides new opportunities every month for readers to get involved in promoting commonsense addiction policy.