Essential Textbooks


The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine

A comprehensive overview of the diagnosis and treatment of addictive disorders, as well as the management of co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions. 



The ASAM Handbook of Addiction Medicine

A practical, evidence-based guide to the identification and treatment of substance use disorders.



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.



The ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine: Second Edition

This new edition of ASAM Essentials features new methods to provide care to patients, as well as definitive answers on how to assist those suffering from addiction with early intervention tactics.


Subscriptions & Podcasts

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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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Beyond the Abstract Podcast

A podcast that looks at recently published Journal of Addiction Medicine abstracts and conducts interviews with their authors.
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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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The ASAM Magazine

The blog for ASAM related news found on
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