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Substance Use Disorders

Below are the ADA's official policies and statements on alcoholism, drug addiction, and other substance use disorders (incl. the opioid crisis), as adopted by the ADA House of Delegates.

  • Policy on Opioid Prescribing
    (2018)
  • Insurance Coverage for Chemical Dependency Treatment
    (2017)
  • Statement on Alcohol and Other Substance Use by Pregnant and Postpartum Patients
    (2017)
  • Statement on Alcoholism and Other Substance Use Disorders
    (2017)
  • Statement on the Use of Opioids in the Treatment of Dental Pain
    (2016)
  • Guidelines Related to Alcohol, Nicotine, and/or Drug Use by Child or Adolescent Patients
    (2013)
  • Statement on Provision of Dental Treatment for Patients with Substance Use Disorders
    (2005)

Prepared by: Division of Government and Public Affairs
Last Updated: December 10, 2018