September/October 2017 - Volume 11 - Issue 5

  • Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, DFASAM, FACP
  • 1932-0620
  • 1935-3227
  • 6 issues / year
  • 2.129

Read the article about the new National Practice Guideline from the American Society of Addiction Medicine on the Use of Medication in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use from the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Read the article about the Guideline here.

Today, marks an historic day as ASAM convened stakeholders, including several medical societies, eight federal agencies, patient and payers organizations at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, for a press conference and stakeholder summit to announce and accelerate the adoption of its newly released National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use (National Practice Guideline) and associated products. The meeting … Read more about the conference here.

ASAM, AANP, and AAPA Send Letter Supporting Extending Buprenorphine Prescribing Authority to NPs and PAs


Representing over 350,000 clinicians, we are dedicated to increasing access to and improving the quality of addiction treatment for patients across the country....

Maine Addiction Specialists Cheer Senator Collins’ Statement Opposing the Graham-Cassidy Proposal


The Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine (NNESAM), a Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), commends Senator Susan Collins ...

ASAM Applauds Facing Addiction and Google for Working to Limit Unscrupulous Treatment Center Ads


ASAM applauds Google for its decision this week to begin restricting ads that appear when someone searches for addiction treatment on its site. Internet search ...

NIAAA Honors Penny S. Mills with Senator Harold Hughes Award


Penny S. Mills, executive vice president and CEO of ASAM, receives the Senator Harold Hughes Memorial Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alc...

ASAM Receives Multimillion Dollar Grant from Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services


The objectives of the project include conducting 42 live 8-hour waiver-qualifying CME trainings, providing access to ASAM’s online waiver-qualifying CME for up ...

The ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine
July 27th - July 29th - The course offers two and a half days of sessions which are mapped to the addiction medicine exam blueprint of topics for the board exam and features an outstanding faculty.
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The ASAM Treatment of Opioid of Opioid Use Disorder Course
Online/Live - Includes waiver qualifying requirements for authority to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence. This course covers medications to manage patients with addiction involving opioid use. Click here for more information.

Publishing Addiction Science
Online - This FREE online course includes editors from the Journal of Addiction Medicine who will de-mystify the publication process and provide knowledge and skills for publishing addiction science. Click here for more information.