Promote high quality evidence-based screening, assessment and treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders.
Translate and disseminate evidence-based research to clinical practice and public policy.
Strengthen Addiction Psychiatry specialty training and foster careers in Addiction Psychiatry.
Provide evidence-based addiction education to health care trainees and health professionals to enhance patient care and promote recovery.
Educate the public and influence public policy for the safe and humane treatment of those with substance use disorders.
Promote prevention and enhance addiction treatment and recovery across the lifespan.
Promote research on the etiology, prevention, identification and treatment of substance use and related disorders.
Members are welcomed into a collegial environment where they have the opportunity to meet new colleagues, learn up close from thought leaders and contribute their own knowledge to an ever-expanding dialogue.