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Professional Organizations

Addiction Studies Program for Journalists

A program co-sponsored by North Carolina’s Wake Forest University School of Medicine that conducts special workshops and lectures for journalists interested in learning more about alcohol and addiction.

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)

An international membership organization that provides information and resources for psychiatrists specializing in addiction.

American Bar Association – Standing Committee on Substance Abuse

A committee of America’s preeminent legal organization that addresses legal and policy issues involving alcohol and drug addiction.

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

A professional society representing close to 3,000 physicians dedicated to increasing access and improving quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addictions.

Association for Medical Education and Research (AMERSA)

An organization that focuses on the education and training of doctors, nurses, and medical professionals on substance abuse care.

International Council on Alcohol and Addiction

A nonprofit organization bringing together national bodies and a wide range of addiction professionals to exchange knowledge, ideas, advice, guidance, expertise, and research about recent addiction advances.

National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

A professional organization designed for addiction care specialists that provides resources and information for people who work in the addiction field.

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)

An organization that provides news and policy updates and promotes research-based treatment on behalf of nonprofit and private treatment providers.

National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals (NALGAP)

A membership organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in LGBT communities.

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)

A nonprofit organization that supports the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs.

National Black Alcoholism and Addictions Council (NBAC)

A nonprofit organization that represents a cross-section of the larger black community, including professionals and businesspeople, and promotes the prevention of the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Physician and Lawyers for National Drug Policy

A national group of physicians and lawyers promoting rational drugs policy and providing research and advocacy resources.

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