Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP) mission is to support organizations, groups and individuals that prevent and alleviate the profound personal, social and economic consequences of addiction in New York State.
ASAP represents the interests of the largest substance use disorders service delivery system in the United States. Through advocacy at the state and federal levels, ASAP champions the urgent message that addiction is a public health issue that, with adequate resources, can be effectively addressed. ASAP offers professional development, program development, technical assistance, and community education to strengthen and increase access to prevention, treatment, recovery, and harm reduction services. ASAP serves as a catalyst for cross systems collaboration with public health, mental health, criminal justice, juvenile justice, child welfare, and social services, policy makers and service providers. We represent the field on numerous policy development and implementation work groups with a regional, statewide and national focus.