The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) developed this National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use to provide information on evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder.
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) has released a new report. It includes the first-ever recommendations on suicide-related standard care for primary care, behavioral health care, and emergency department settings.
This ASAM Practice Guideline for patients is intended to aid clinicians in their clinical decision-making and patient management.
ASAM developed the Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine document to provide guidance about the effective use of drug testing in the identification, diagnosis, treatment and promotion of recovery for patients with, or at risk for, addiction.
The ASAM criteria is the most widely used and comprehensive set of guidelines for placement, continued stay and transfer/discharge of patients with addiction and co-occurring conditions.