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American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and Turning Point of Tampa

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What ASAM?

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is a professional medical society that provides efficacy education, research and membership for providers of addiction services.

ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

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What Certifications does ASAM Offer for Adult Residential Programs?

Currently the certification offered covers adult residential programs that treat those suffering from addiction at levels 3.1, 3.5, and 3.7 of the ASAM criteria.

What is Turning Point of Tampa’s ASAM Certification?

The ASAM Level of Care certification held by Turning Point of Tampa is residential level 3.5.

This certification establishes a process for validation of our treatment program’s abilities. Having the certification guarantees that Turning Point of Tampa meets certain standards, builds industry transparency and increases the confidence of clients seeking treatment at our facility.

The certification held by Turning Point of Tampa provides an independent assessment of our programs’ ability to deliver the services consistent with the criteria developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

American Society of Addiction Medicine and Evidence-Based Treatment

Our certification increases clients’ access to evidence-based addiction treatment programming and gives clients, loved ones, payers, and regulators confidence that our treatment programs can deliver evidence-based treatment services appropriately matched to every client’s needs.

This certification was obtained through CARF, which is the organization that surveys facilities to ensure the highest quality of standards and adherence to the evidence-based criteria for treatment services.

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The American Society of Addiction Medicine Represents Physicians and Patients

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is focused on and dedicated to increasing access and support to those who want to address their illness. Quality addiction medicine is achieved by physicians and associated professionals dedicated to improving the quality of addiction treatment.

A Professional Society

As a professional society committed to prevention, educating physicians, other medical professionals, and the public; ASAM is promoting services that are cutting edge and always ethical.

Turning Point of Tampa chooses to adhere to the ASAM criteria and by doing so agrees to supporting research and prevention.

Treatment Services at Turning Point of Tampa

At Turning Point of Tampa, we provide treatment services to those who suffer from addiction, eating disorders, and dual-diagnosis issues.

Since 1987, Turning Point of Tampa has been a family-owned facility focused on 12-Step oriented, quality care for men and women 18 years or older. Located on one campus, our programs feature highly credentialed staff providing real structure, teaching clients how to practice 12-Step principles, in a licensed, residential setting where group counseling is the keystone.

Getting Help

At Turning Point of Tampa, our team members share a singular focus – dedication to our clients. We support individuals suffering from many types of addictions, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. If you are looking for help, please contact our team to learn more information on our treatment programs.