Substance Use and Addiction SIG

Chairs of the Substance Use and Addiction SIG 

Mission statement:
The goal of the Substance use and Addiction SIG is to advance the understanding and treatment of substance use and pain. This will be accomplished by: 1) promoting and advancing research, 2) partnering with advocacy organizations to improve patient care, 3) providing education to researchers, clinicians, trainees, and patients, and 4) providing a forum for collaboration. 
Mission Pillars:
1)    Research
  • Grounded in the biopsychosocial model
  • Spans the continuum of care from prevention to treatment and recovery
  • Includes basic, clinical, and translational science
  • Informs stakeholders of emerging science and evidence-based practices
2)    Patient-Centered Care
  • Engage patient and community perspectives across each pillar
  • Reduce stigma and discrimination 
3)    Collaboration
  • Connect individuals from a wide range of disciplines and across all career stages
  • Partner with advocacy organizations to improve equitable access to quality substance use and chronic pain services