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The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) provides healthcare professionals the education and tools needed to make a real impact on people’s lives.

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Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Join the leading experts in Addiction Psychiatry at this year's 29th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium.

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Membership

Membership

Be part of the leading organization for Addiction Psychiatry on the cutting edge of knowledge, policy, and information.

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Fellowships

Fellowships

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

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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.

Our Grants

Our Grants

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.

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MOC <br />Requirements

MOC
Requirements

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 ›

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Addictions and Their Treatment

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.

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Advanced Courses

Advanced Courses

AAAP is offering two new advanced courses in December. The courses are designed for health professionals who want to expand their expertise in treating opioid use disorders.

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    Patients in recovery from addiction and family members discuss the importance of having support and encouragement from the medical staff.

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