American Society of Addiction Medicine

Substance Use, Misuse, and Use Disorders During and Following Pregnancy, with an Emphasis on Opioids

Given the complex needs of pregnant and postpartum women and their children, and the number of systems they encounter during critically important periods in their lives, ASAM provides policy recommendations on substance use, misuse, and SUDs during and following pregnancy.

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Joint Public Correctional Policy Statement on the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders for Justice Involved Individuals

A Joint Statement by the American Correctional Association (ACA) and ASAM support the use of evidence-based practices for the treatment of opioid use disorders for individuals within the criminal justice system.

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Online CME Module: Stigma in Methadone and Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment

This module describes the history of methadone maintenance and the effectiveness and key myths of opioid agonist treatment, explores empathizing with patients taking methadone or buprenorphine, and empowers clinicians to support patients and their significant others.

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Opioid Use, Misuse, and Use Disorders During and Following Pregnancy
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Joint Public Correctional Policy Statement on the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders for Justice Involved Individuals
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ASAM National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use

ASAM developed the National Practice Guideline to provide information on evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder, and is the first to address all of the FDA-approved medications available to treat addiction involving opioid use and opioid overdose in a single document

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Public Policy Statement on the Regulation of Office-Based Opioid Treatment
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The CO*RE/ASAM Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

The CO*RE/ASAM Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives course addresses the opioid public health crisis. This comprehensive course was developed by renowned experts from Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE) and incorporates all six units outlined in FDA blueprint for safe opioid prescribing. The updated course also provides necessary context for safe opioid prescribing by discussing biopsychosocial aspects of pain, the newest clinical guidelines on the treatment of chronic pain, and state policies about prescribing opioids.

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The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Resources

The resources presented are meant to be a general guide to the materials available for primary care physicians and clinicians on addiction related topics.

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The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course

This course covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorder, and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. ASAM also provides the additional 16 hours that are required for NPs and PAs

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