Be part of the leading organization for Addiction Psychiatry on the cutting edge of knowledge, policy, and information.
ABPN offers certification in the subspecialty of Addiction Psychiatry to physicians who have completed accredited residency programs in general psychiatry.
AAAP maintains a job board as a resource for its members at no cost (upon approval) and others interested in the field of Addiction Psychiatry.
Addiction is a growing epidemic.
It demands a growing base of knowledge.
We are committed to strengthening Addiction Psychiatry specialty training, fostering careers in Addition Psychiatry, and promoting evidence-based practices in the prevention, treatment and recovery for patients.
AAAP is the lead organization directing two SAMHSA grants with a coalition of national professional organizations nationwide. This coalition represents over one million health providers working together to provide educational resources, training and mentoring.
AAAP has been in the forefront of developing MOC activities for the last two years. Our goal is to help our members and affiliates demonstrate ongoing lifelong learning in Addiction Psychiatry as well as competence in their practice. Find out about our new activity ›
The Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium provides the latest scientific developments in Addiction Psychiatry.
The Honorable Patrick Kennedy received the Founders Award on December 6, 2018.
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Addictions and Their Treatment
The Addictions and Their Treatment course is an intensive three-day course. This course helps health providers to prepare for their boards or simply gain comprehensive knowledge in addictions to enhance their clinical practice.
From treatment to recovery. Inspirational stories from patients.
Respect and Dignity Key to Treating Substance Use Disorders
Patients in recovery from addiction and family members discuss the importance of having support and encouragement from the medical staff.View Full Stories
Our ability to transform lives is only as strong as our membership. Get involved!
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.
AAAP's Annual Meeting is focused on providing the latest advances in research and clinical practice, opportunities for networking and just having fun.
AAAP has an active and vibrant selection of committees. Getting involved is always rewarding and a great way to meet new colleagues and network.
AAAP is the lead organization in two major SAMHSA-funded grants--Providers Clinical Support System and the State Targeted Response -Technical Assistance (STR-TA) grant.
AAAP can be found all over the country, exhibiting, meeting with policy makers, and presenting. Learn how you can get involved and help make a difference.
Changing news about changing lives.
December 14, 2018
REACH (Recognizing and Eliminating disparities in Addiction through Culturally informed Healthcare) program
REACH (Recognizing and Eliminating disparities in Addiction through Culturally informed Healthcare) is a program solely dedicated to mentoring and cultivating culturally responsive fellows and trainee… Read more
December 3, 2018
JAMA Network article explores the psychiatrist’s role in responding to the opioid epidemic. View Abstract… Read more