ASAM Releases COVID-19 Resources and Convenes Taskforce

ASAM announced the convening of the ASAM Caring for Patients During the COVID-19 (CPDC) Task Force. The Task Force includes a national panel of experts that are recognized in the field of addiction medicine. They are rapidly producing comprehensive resources tailored to addiction medicine treatment within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Given the urgency of the situation, these resources will be delivered in real-time as they are developed.  Current resources include support group participation, telehealth access for addiction treatment, adjusting drug testing protocols, and infection mitigation in outpatient settings.  Resources coming soon include access to buprenorphine, access to methadone, and infection mitigation in residential settings.  Click here to access the ASAM COVID-19 Resources