Issues of General Interest to Membership Include:
Assuring that new discoveries, research findings and technologies in the area of addictions become available to patients and are applied to clinical practice;
With comorbidity at approximately 50%, assuring that every patient with an addictive disorder has a psychiatric evaluation to assure accuracy of diagnosis and proper treatment;
Exploring the relationships of Addiction Psychiatrists to reimbursement systems, to managed care and to third and fourth party payers;
Maintenance of quality control and risk management in an era emphasizing cost containment;
Relationship between psychiatrists and primary care physicians in treating patients with substance use disorders, as well as dually diagnosed patient;
Support for adequate research funding in the addictions
AAAP policy and advocacy: Putting goals into action.
Meet the Board
AAAP's Board of Directors are tireless advocates for members, the field of Addiction Psychiatry, and evidence-based treatment for our patients.
Our Past Presidents
Our Past Presidents are vital to our history and our future to being a successful and vibrant organization.
AAAP offers many committees within the organization for our members to interact with colleagues.
Meet the AAAP staff members. Always available to answer your questions and keep you informed.