TABLE 4.2 Views of Professional Associations: Results from a Mail Survey

Association

Responded

Formal Policy or Public Position

Position on Needle Exchange Program

Position on Bleach Distribution

Alcohol and Drug Problems Association of North America

No

 

 

 

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders

No

 

 

 

The American Academy of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism & Addictions

Yes

Under consideration

Supportsa

 

American Association of Public Health Physicians

No

 

 

 

American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators

Yes

No

 

 

American Medical Association

Yes

Yes

Supportsa

Supportsa

American Psychiatric Association

Yes

Yes

Supportsa

 

American Public Health Association

Yes

Yes

Supportsa

Supportsa

American Psychological Association

No

 

 

 

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Yes

Yes

Supportsa

Supportsa

Association of Black Psychologists

No

 

 

 

Association of Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse

Yes

Under consideration

 

 



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