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), Closed for 2014
  • SALIS-L listserv and LinkedIn Group


December 16, 2013: Deadline for members who want to receive a print subscription to Addiction Professional (free to members in No. America, additional $35 for those outside). Sorry, the deadline for this offer has passed!

January 6, 2014: Deadline to be entered into the Early-Bird drawing. The winner will receive a $50 gift card to or donation to charity of their choice. Sorry, the deadline for this offer has passed!

January 31, 2014: Final deadline for renewals to maintain all benefits.

Membership Types:

  • Full membership. 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, as well as other privileges which SALIS may extend. Rate for 2014:  $120 US
    Some full members are eligible for discounted rates:

    • Elisad members (in Europe): For European members of our sister organization, Elisad. Rate for 2014: $70 US
    • Retired or unemployed:  Rate for 2014: $60 US
    • Students:  Rate for 2014: $60 US (limited to 2 consecutive years)

  • Affiliate membership. Benefits same as above except not eligible for the SALIS-L listserv, to vote, or hold elected office. Rate for 2014: $60 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, 2014 to continue benefits without interruption. For more about membership, refer to the Membership FAQs.