Copyright and Permissions

Copyright and Permissions


Copyright © 2018 American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Permission Requests

You may request permission from ASAM to use quotes, graphs, illustrations, articles and material from its books, journals, and other media. Unless otherwise indicated, all ASAM media published on this website, in its books, in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, or other ASAM published material is protected by copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or in part by persons, organizations, or corporations other than ASAM and its affiliates without written permission.

ASAM Criteria Copyrights & Permissions: How to Apply:

  • A $100 non-refundable application fee is required at the time of the request. (Those requesting use for a course are exempt from this initial fee.)
  • Applications will not begin processing until fee is received.
  • Please complete the form below and press "Submit" to request usage of ASAM material. 
  • Please send the non-refundable application fee payable to: American Society of Addiction Medicine, Attention: Olivia Huckaby, 11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 200, Rockville, MD  20852
  • Once application and fee have been received an email confirmation will be sent to the applicant.
  • Please note: Upon approval, additional royalty and licensing fees may apply.

Copyright and Permissions Form

Requestors will receive acknowledgment of their submitted permission request within 10 business days after application and $100 non-refundable processing fee have been received. Please note that additional fees may apply depending on the nature of the permission requested. Failure to supply ASAM with any required documentation will cause the request to be delayed or rejected.

Additional Permission Fees and ASAM Use Agreement

Additional permission fees are determined by the intended use, number of copies, and other factors. ASAM will provide a use agreement granting permission to use the requested material. Permission of use is not granted until fees are paid in full and ASAM receives a completed agreement.

Requests not Accepted

Requests to use ASAM content for endorsement, whether implied or otherwise, of products or services will be denied. ASAM will not permit use of content in an advertisement, an advertising supplement, or in a manner that promotes a commercial product. ASAM does not permit use of ASAM service marks or allow copyright material to be modified or adapted. Permission to use content that is undergoing revision or discontinued will not be granted. Requests deemed inconsistent with ASAM's mission will be denied.

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Section1: Contact Information

If this differs from the Company listed.

Section 2: Identification of Requested ASAM Content

Section 3: Explanation of Use

Please provide the following information about the intended use of the desired content.

Please provide the title of your publication.
Please provide this information about your publication.
How many pages is your publication?
When do you expect your material to be published?
How many copies of your material are being produced/distributed?
Form of Reproduction

Will it be published in any other format?

After submitting, please send the non-refundable application fee payable to: American Society of Addiction Medicine, Attention: Olivia Huckaby, 11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852

You will receive an email confirmation after both the application and fee have been received.

For questions, please email