This website contains three different digital pocket guides based on ASAM’s guidelines and consensus recommendations. These are ASAM’s recommendations in a quick-reference format. Titles include:
– Appropriate Use of Drug Testing
– Opioid Addiction Treatment Patient Guide
– Use of Medication for Addiction Involving Opioid Use
What is the ASAM National Practice Guideline?
The ASAM National Practice Guideline is the first of its kind to address all FDA-approved medications available to treat addiction involving opioid use and opioid overdose in a single document.
What is the ASAM Appropriate Use of Drug Testing Document?
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.
What is the ASAM Opioid Addiction Treatment Patient Guide?
This patient guide includes information on assessment, treatment overview (including treatment plans, patient participation, and counseling), and all the medications available to treatment opioid use and overdose. It also provides links to find a provider and support groups for patients and families.
Pocket Guide and App
Official ASAM National Practice Guideline quick-reference tools provide healthcare providers with instant access to current guideline in a clear concise format.