American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Addiction Medicine Publications

Addiction Medicine Publications

Essential Textbooks


The ASAM Criteria

The ASAM Criteria

The most widely used and comprehensive set of guidelines for placement, continued stay, and transfer/discharge of patients with addiction and co-occurring conditions.




Thoroughly updated with the latest international evidence-based research and best practices, the comprehensive 6th edition of the ASAM flagship textbook reviews the science and art behind addiction medicine. It provides healthcare providers with the necessary information to not only properly diagnose and treat their patients but to also serve as change agents to positively impact clinical service design and delivery as well as global healthcare policy.





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A practical, evidence-based guide to caring for individuals with substance use disorders. Produced by the largest medical society dedicated to the improvement of addiction care, this new edition adopts non-stigmatizing language related to addiction and includes new material on LGBTQ care, vaping, and harm reduction. The second edition also carefully presents a compassionate, patient-centered approach to care.


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A practical, evidence-based guide to caring for individuals with substance use disorders. Produced by the largest medical society dedicated to the improvement of addiction care, this new edition adopts non-stigmatizing language related to addiction and includes new material on LGBTQ care, vaping, and harm reduction. The second edition also carefully presents a compassionate, patient-centered approach to care.


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Pain and addiction handbook

Handbook of Pain and Addiction

A practical, evidence-based guide to caring for individuals with substance use disorders. Produced by the largest medical society dedicated to the improvement of addiction care, this new edition adopts non-stigmatizing language related to addiction and includes new material on LGBTQ care, vaping, and harm reduction. The second edition also carefully presents a compassionate, patient-centered approach to care.

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manual

An essential resource for those preparing for The Level of Care Certification™. The LOCC Manual describes the level of care standards as derived from The ASAM Criteria™, the rating elements that will be assessed during the certification survey, and the policies, procedures, and systems a program should have in place to meet the standards.

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A companion workbook to the ASAM Level of Care Manual that facilitates programs to conduct self-assessments and identify their strengths and areas for improvement.

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ASAM weekly

The ASAM Weekly

Delivered by email every Tuesday, the ASAM Weekly is a source of timely, useful news briefings of top stories for addiction medicine combined with ASAM developments in education, advocacy, state chapter news and more.

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journal of addiction medicine

The Journal of Addiction Medicine

Published six times per year, the Journal of Addiction Medicine is the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. ASAM members receive the journal as part of their  membership benefits

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ASAM MAGAZINE

The ASAM Magazine

The blog for ASAM related news found on ASAM.org.

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