November/December 2016 - Volume 10 - Issue 6

  • Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, DFASAM, FACP
  • 1932-0620
  • 1935-3227
  • 6 issues / year
  • 2.065

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 Announces Partnerships to Offer Free Training for NPs and PAs to Treat Opioid Addiction


New partnership with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) offers new training courses that will allow p...

ASAM applauds announcement of new addiction medicine board examination in fall of 2017


Starting in the fall of 2017, ABPM will offer physicians who are certified by a Member Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) the opportunity...

House passes sweeping health innovation bill with $1 billion for opioids


“This legislation can help create real change for the millions of Americans impacted by the opioid crisis,” the Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose said in a stat...

ASAM Applauds Release of Historic Surgeon General Report on Substance Use and Addiction


American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) applauds this historic examination of the health effects of drug and alcohol misuse and commends Dr. Murthy for ta...

ASAM Applauds HHS Action to Allow NPs and PAs to Treat Patients with Addiction


ASAM looks forward to continuing to work with SAMHSA and our partner organizations representing NPs and PAs to facilitate training opportunities and support the...