If you are already contributing to the field of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders, you are an excellent candidate to become a member. We welcome dedicated and enthusiastic health professionals interested in supporting our mission. By becoming a AAAP member, you will save money on registration fees to our meetings, trainings, and conferences.

Stay informed on the latest evidenced-based research with AAAP News, email bulletins, and member only website content.

Free Educational Activities through the Members Only section of the website. Members will gain free access to past AAAP Annual Meetings and Scientific Symposium, and access to Maintenance of Certification resources such as Self-Assessment Examinations and Performance in Practice (PIPs) at no cost.

Network and share knowledge with leaders in the field at our Annual Meeting, participate in the mentoring program, join regional events, and participate in online forums.

Expand your skills and build your career. Receive essential accreditation through our certification and continuing education programs.

Receive a free online subscription to The American Journal on Addictions

Qualify for substantial member only discounts on registration for our Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium, AAAP Review Course, and all AAAP-sponsored meetings and educational activities, including the convenient online Self-Assessment Examinations, Addictions and Their Treatment Review Course, and webinar trainings.

Receive member only invitations to special events and receptions at Major Medical meetings

Free Member Advertising (if approved) on AAAP’s website or newsletter

One Annual Fee no additional regional/state fees, no chapter dues and no extra application fees

Member Rates and Options

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We welcome health professionals from a variety of backgrounds. You have several options to consider:

Regular Member Members who are an MD/DO – non-psychiatrists are welcomed to join $250 One Year
$705 Three Years
Related Health Professional Members who are non MD/DO clinicians (nurse, physician assistant, nurse practitioner social worker, etc.) making a contribution to the field. $250 One Year
$705 Three Years
International Members living or working outside of the United States. $200 One Year
$570 Three Year
Semi-Retired Members who are 65 years and older and working part time. $158/year
Retired Members who are 65 years and older no longer working full time. $158/year
Early Career Psychiatrist Members who are one to three years out of residency or fellowship. Must be an MD/DO. $135/year
Resident/Fellow Members who are currently enrolled in an accredited residency or fellowship program. Must be an MD/DO. $45/year
Medical Student Members who are currently pursuing an MD/DO in an accredited medical school. FREE