SALIS membership is open to individuals such as librarians and information professionals, and others employed in or interested in ATOD information dissemination and services who support the mission, goals, and activities of SALIS. SALIS is an international organization and welcomes members from all countries.  SALIS members fill diverse professional roles in the field of substance abuse information, representing:

  • Research & academic institutions
  • Clearinghouses & resource centers
  • Hospitals & treatment centers
  • Government & private service agencies
  • Publishers & the media

Benefits of Membership:

  • SALIS News -- read new & archived issues online (sample issue)
  • Participate in SALIS Committees and Special Interest Groups
  • Discounted registration fee at annual SALIS conference
  • Conference presentations online
  • Members directory online
  • Subscription to Addiction Professional (FREE to No. American members; $35 outside No. America)
  • SALIS-L listserv and LinkedIn Group


December 15, 2015 -- Deadline to include free print subscription to Addiction Professional (additional $35 for outside No. America)

January 12, 2016: Deadline to be entered into the Early-Bird drawing! The winner gets a $50 Amazon gift card or donation to charity of their choice.

January 31, 2016: Final deadline for renewals to retain all benefits.

Membership Types:

  • Full: In addition to the benefits described above, Full members may vote in SALIS elections, hold elective and appointive office within SALIS, receive copies or notifications of selected government publications, and other privileges which SALIS may extend. Rate for 2016:  $120 US
    Full membership is available at discounted rates for:
    • Retired or unemployed:  $60 US
    • Students: $60 US (limited to 2 consecutive years)

  • Affiliate: Benefits same as above except not eligible for the SALIS-L listserv, to vote, or hold elected office: $70 US

  • A discounted membership rate is available for members applying from developing nations. Please email SALIS Home for more information:

SALIS membership applications are managed by the SALIS Home Office in Berkeley, California. Membership is based on a calendar year. Members joining after the first quarter of a year should contact SALIS Home (510-865-6225 ; ) for a pro-rated membership rate. For renewing members, payment must be received by January 31, 2016 to continue benefits without interruption. For more about membership, refer to the Membership FAQs.