Rates & Benefits

If you are already contributing to the field of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders, you are an excellent candidate for membership with the Academy. We are constantly looking for dedicated and enthusiastic health professionals interested in supporting our mission. By becoming a AAAP member you will save hundreds of dollars on registration fees to our meetings, trainings and conferences.

Stay informed on the latest evidenced-based research on substance use disorders and mental disorders with AAAP News, email bulletins and member only web-site content.

Free Educational Activities through the Members Only section of the web-site where you will get free access to past AAAP Annual Meetings and Scientific Symposium, and access to NO COST Maintenance of Certification resources such as Self-Assessment Examinations and Performance in Practice (PIPs).

Network and share knowledge with leaders in the field at our Annual Meeting,  mentoring program, regional events and online forums.

Expand your skills and build your career. Receive essential accreditation through our certification and continuing education programs.

Receive a free online subscription to The American Journal on Addictions

Qualify for substantial member only discounts on registration for our Annual Meeting and  Scientific Symposium,  AAAP Review Course, and all AAAP sponsored meetings and educational activities, including the convenient online Self-Assessment Examinations, Addictions and Their Treatment Review Course, and webinar trainings.

Receive member only invitations to special events and receptions at Major Medical meetings

Free Member Advertising  (if approved) on AAAP’s website or newsletter

One Annual Fee no additional regional/state fees, no chapter dues and no extra application fees


We welcome professionals from a variety of backgrounds. AAAP offers several options for membership:

Regular/Related Health Professional  Membership

$250 One Year

$705 Three Years

International membership

$240 One Year

$660 Three Year

Membership DiSCOUNTS

FREE medical students

$ 45  Resident / Fellows

$135 Early Career (first three years out of residency)

$158 semi retired/retired Members