American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Clinical Guidelines

Quality Care

Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Resources

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.

ASAM Assessment Tools

ASAM CONTINUUM® is a family of products that allows clinicians and non-clinicians to assess patients with addictive, substance-related and co-occurring conditions through computer-guided, structured interviews.


Created in partnership with the American College of Emergency Physicians  (ACEP), The BUPE:POC Tool helps Emergency Physicians assess patients for opioid withdrawal and guides the use of buprenorphine. This tool provides quick access to indications, side effects and expected response.

Drug Court Resources

Webinars and pocket guides for providing addiction treatment in drug court settings. These resources were developed in partnership with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals.

Standards and Performance Measures

Education Course Resources

Tools and resources from ASAM online and LIVE CME courses.