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Call for Annual Meeting Submissions
Symposium submissions are open!
Deadline is March 18, 2024.
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2023 Annual Meeting On-Demand Course is now available!
Presentation slides and recordings of most lectures are available for purchase as an on-demand course for up to 33.5  AMA PRA Category 1 credits™.
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Addiction Psychiatry Advanced Psychotherapy Curriculum
Join us for our new monthly live learning series targeted towards Addiction Psychiatry fellows and faculty.
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Webinar Series: Management of Stimulant Use Disorder
AAAP and ASAM have created the Management of Stimulant Use Disorder Webinar Series, a live webinar series curated in alignment with the recently released Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Stimulant Use Disorder.
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Stimulant Use Disorder Clinical Guideline
Developed by AAAP and ASAM, this guide is designed to provide evidence-based strategies and clinically informed standards of care for the prevention and treatment of StUD, stimulant intoxication, and stimulant withdrawal.
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The American Journal on Addictions (AJA)

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The official journal of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. The Academy encourages research on the etiology, prevention, identification, and treatment of substance use disorders; thus, the journal provides a forum for the dissemination of information in the extensive field of addiction.

Ways to get involved

Membership

Become part of a growing and scientifically robust community of Addiction Psychiatrists committed to evidence-based practices and expanding the visibility and role of Addiction Psychiatrists.

Annual Meeting

AAAP's Annual Meeting, Addictions and Their Treatment Course, and Advanced Addiction Psychopharmacology Course provide the latest advances in research and clinical practice.

Fellowships

ABPN offers certification in the subspecialty of Addiction Psychiatry to physicians who have completed accredited residency programs in general psychiatry.

Donate

Donations will help us to further our goals and attend to issues of general interest to membership..

Advocacy

AAAP has been on the forefront advocating for our membership, but also for the patients they treat through involvement in developing national policy.

Job Board

AAAP maintains a job listing as a resource for all interested in the field of Addiction Psychiatry.

Learn more about AAAP

Educational Opportunities

AAAP offers a variety of educational resources to help physicians and health professionals provide the highest standards of care to their patients.

OUR GRANTS

AAAP leads a nationwide coalition of professional organizations on a variety of SAMHSA grants addressing the Opioid crisis.

RESOURCES

Helpful materials for clinicians as well as patients and families on treating substance use disorders.

COMMITTEES

AAAP has an active and vibrant selection of committees. Getting involved is always rewarding and a great way to meet new colleagues and network.

News

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

February 1, 2024

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) marked two years of its Overdose Prevention Strategy (Strategy) by announcing bold new actions to combat overdoses.
Management of Stimulant Use Disorder Guideline

November 9, 2023

The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) have jointly developed a crucial Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Stimulant Use Disorder (StUD). This groundbreaking guideline is designed to provide evidence-based strategies and clinically informed standards of care for the prevention and treatment of StUD, stimulant intoxication, and stimulant withdrawal.
Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice

July 11, 2023

As Congressionally-mandated, medical practitioners have a new role to help patients fighting to sustain recovery and prevent opioid overdoses. All medical registrants submitting a new or renewing a current registration must attest to completing an eight-hour training to treat patients overcoming opioid and other substance use disorders.

Upcoming Webinars

March 6, 2024
3:00 pm
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Presenter(s): Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM
This 1-hour, live webinar will summarize recommendations on behavioral treatments for stimulant use disorder from AAAP/ASAM Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Stimulant Use Disorder. The webinar will include discussion of a case scenario and a question-and-answer session.
March 13, 2024
5:30 pm
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Presenter(s): Stephen C. Hayes, PhD
Join us for our monthly live webinar learning series Addiction Psychiatry Advanced Psychotherapy Curriculum targeted towards Addiction Psychiatrists, developed by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) in collaboration with Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and NYU School of Medicine.
March 20, 2024
3:00 pm
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Presenter(s): Larissa T. Mooney, MD
This 1-hour, live webinar will summarize recommendations on medication management for stimulant use disorder from AAAP/ASAM Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Stimulant Use Disorder. The webinar will include discussion of a case scenario and a question-and-answer session.
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