May/June 2017 - Volume 11 - Issue 3

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

Treating Women Who Are Pregnant and Parenting for Opioid Use Disorder and the Concurrent Care of Their Infants and Children: Literature Review to Support National Guidance

Klaman, Stacey L.; Isaacs, Krystyna; Leopold, Anne; More

Journal of Addiction Medicine . 11(3):178-190, May/June 2017.

Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone (XR-NTX) With Intensive Psychosocial Therapy for Amphetamine-Dependent Persons Seeking Treatment: A Placebo-Controlled Trial

Runarsdottir, Valgerdur; Hansdottir, Ingunn; Tyrfingsson, Thorarinn; More

Journal of Addiction Medicine . 11(3):197-204, May/June 2017.

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 Releases Consensus Document Outlining Appropriate Use of Drug Testing

07/11/2017

Practical guidance on the use of drug testing across the many clinical settings in which addiction treatment is provided.

ASAM Urges Senate to Reject Harmful Health Care Bill

06/23/2017

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) urges the Senate to reject the health reform bill unveiled today by Senate leadership. The Better Care Reconci...

ASAM Congratulates Dr. McLellan for NIAAA-NIDA Lifetime Science Award

05/02/2017

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) would like to congratulate A. Thomas McLellan, PhD, Founder and Board Chair, Treatment Research Institute (TRI...

Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week Starts April 24th

04/18/2017

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) will be hosting the first ever Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week April 24th to 30th, 2017. This national ...

ASAM Letter To Congress Regarding Proposed Changes To The Affordable Care Act.

03/09/2017

ASAM is very concerned that the AHCA’s proposed changes to our health care system will result in reductions in health care coverage, particularly for vulnerable...

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