For some, the guiding principles that have always driven The ASAM
Criteria call for changes in how we design and deliver addiction services that may seem downright revolutionary for fixed length of stay, program-driven agencies that provide care for a tiny sliver of those needing specialty addiction care.
Indeed, physicians in recovery were drawn to addiction medicine-and ASAM
in particular--for many reasons.
The region will liquidate ASAM
as a result of a national law aimed at streamlining small public sector entities to reduce administrative costs.
"Raising awareness that addiction is a chronic brain disease, and not a moral failure, and qualifying more clinicians to treat addiction is vital to increasing patients' access to treatment," said Kelly Clark, MD, MBA, DFASAM, president of ASAM
. "National Addiction Treatment Week supports ASAM
's dedication to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, and helping physicians treat addiction and save lives."
believes all of the standards and benchmarks are achievable, although reaching them will take time.
PT Tambang Batubara Bukit Asam
(PTBA.JK), a state run Indonesia-based coal mining company, is expecting its sales volume to increase in 2011, the company's Chief Executive Officer Sukrisno has confirmed at a press conference today.
State-owned coal producer PT Bukit Asam
will build a coal port in Lampung to facilitate shipments of its coal from Tanjung Enim in South Sumatra.
These three organizations merged in 1986 to become the American Medical Society on Alcoholism and other Drug Dependencies (AMSAODD), which three years later renamed itself the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM
) and became a membership society of physicians with a broad spectrum of primary specialty backgrounds.
Mohammad Saqr Al Asam
, the Director General of the RAK Municipality said the structures were demolished after the emirate's municipal authorities had taken all the legal measures and informed the owners about the demolition.
The host Hilltoppers weathered a staunch effort from Valley Forge and finally broke into the win column in their final game of the season when Manny Asam
hauled in a 15-yard touchdown pass from Alan Ericson on fourth-and-goal with 35 seconds left.
The group's new president, Dr Asam
Ishtiaq, told the first day of the organisation's annual conference the main reason for A&E overcrowding was a lack of beds.
Alcatel has launched a successor to the Alcatel 1000 ASAM
ATM subscriber access multiplexer.