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Adults - Fourth Edition

Treatment Criteria for Addictive, Substance-Related, and Co-occurring Conditions

The ASAM Criteria - Print Version

ASAM print edition book

The ASAM Criteria Fourth Edition is a comprehensive set of guidelines that use a holistic, person-centered approach to developing treatment plans for patients with addiction and co-occurring conditions.

The revised standards have been crafted using a rigorous methodology for scientific evidence review and consensus development. The result is an update that is easier to understand and apply for improved patient care.

New in this edition:

  • Color-coding system organizes information into easily identifiable sections, facilitating quicker access to key content
  • Redesigned charts and graphics distill complex concepts into simpler, clearer explanations
  • Updated guidelines reflect the current state of scientific evidence and clinical practice, and integrate more person-centered considerations when assessing level of care

The ASAM Criteria - Digital Version

ASAM digital version

The digital version brings the full value of The ASAM Criteria to life in an engaging and accessible interface. With an intuitive, user-friendly design and practical features, the digital edition can be an essential tool for your practice.

Key features:

  • Custom tools to highlight and bookmark content, create notes, and organize important information into folders
  • Personalized dashboard allows you to enter the textbook where you left off and offers quick access to your saved materials
  • Interactive graphics and multimedia enhance the learning experience
  • Contextually relevant expert videos, case studies, and resources provide insights and support for using the guidelines with your patients
  • Regular updates deliver new supplementary resources as they become available

The print and digital versions enable more effective implementation of The ASAM Criteria in clinical practice, resulting in measurable benefits throughout your organization:

Quality care

quality of care



Rate of approval

Increased rates
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ASAM print edition book

Latest edition - The nation's most widely used treatment guidelines have been updated and redesigned based on the latest scientific evidence and real-world user feedback.



ASAM digital experience

New offering - The ASAM Criteria remade into an intuitive and accessible digital tool, full of value-added features that aid in learning and applying the guidelines in clinical practice.

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What's New: The ASAM Criteria Fourth Edition

Learn about the Fourth Edition and see the digital version in action.
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