ASAM's public policy statements guide its advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues. 

Archived Public Policy Statements


Access to Sterile Syringes and Needles (formerly "Needle Exchange")

Adoption Date:
October 1, 1994; rev. December 1, 2000
This policy statement is archived and no longer considered active ASAM policy. Archived statements are available for historical purposes upon request. Please email Susan Awad at to request a copy of an archived policy statement.