(Membership approval dependent on receipt of all required information and payment.)
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form and online payment here
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personal details (existing members)
About the Society
The Society was founded in 1884.
It is a learned society whose key objective is
to support the communication of scientific knowledge
about dependence on alcohol, nicotine and other
drugs. It aims to encourage the systematic study
of dependence and to promote policy analysis.
The Society has an international membership
and is open to individual practitioners, researchers
and policy makers working in its field.
The Society publishes two prestigious journals as well as research
monographs. It organises symposia and workshops.
This Web Site is under development and it is proposed
in the near future to set up an Internet bulletin
board for members to exchange ideas and request
These are exciting times for the Society and we
are keen to widen the membership to enable as
many people as possible to benefit from a thriving
and active addiction community.
of the administrative and handling processes
Executive Office in Leeds
Your membership is handled by the
Executive Office in Leeds, where the President
and the Executive Officer are based. Bursaries
and Travelling Scholarships are each administered
by a dedicated member of the Executive Council
and their respective offices.
What this means to you
The Society will now hold all personal
and professional information provided by you for
the benefit and sole use of the Society. This
information is kept on a secure database that
cannot be accessed by any other party and will
not be passed on to any other party except for
the purpose of mailing your journal copies to
you. Your personal copy of Addiction will be posted
to you directly by the publisher. Mailing information
is not held by the publisher and remains the property
of the SSA.
A better deal...
For the current annual membership
fee of £85 / $175 (by cheque if joining/renewing
from USA), the SSA offers not one, but both Society
Compare this with the cost of subscriptions
to Addiction and Addiction Biology* - over £1,000
And as ever, membership also offers...
- Reduced enrolment fee
for the Society's Annual Symposium, with opportunities
for personal interaction with other members
and an invitation to present your own work
- An opportunity for your personal
involvement in the Society's ongoing work
- Access to the Society library
at the Wellcome Institute in London
- Electronic access through the
Society's website to people with shared professional
and scholarly interests based in many different
You can apply to join the SSA by completing
form and the direct
debit form or by completing the online form
*Only institutional online subscriptions
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