American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Advocacy Toolkits

Advocacy Toolkits

These toolkits can be used to advocate for public policies that advance addiction medicine and promote access to treatment.


ASAM offers a variety of resources to empower you in your conversations and engagements with policymakers. Use these resources to learn about the state of various issues, trends, and data points. Once you have a good understanding of the content, head on over to the Take Direct Action page to engage with your representative.



Learn more about how you can join ASAM in advocating for policies to expand evidence-based prevention strategies.

Treatment in Correctional Settings

Find resources to help you advocate for policies to improve addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery and remission in correctional settings.


These resources will help you navigate any parity issues you face providing treatment.