Journal of Addictions Nursing

Editor in Chief - Christine Vourakis, PhD, RN, FIAAN, FAAN

The Journal of Addictions Nursing (JAN), the official journal of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA), is a peer reviewed quarterly international journal publishing original articles on current research, issues, practices and innovations as they relate to the field of addictions. Submissions are solicited from professional nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in treatment, prevention, education, research, and consultation.

Each issue of the Journal of Addictions Nursing contains original full-length papers as well as several regular feature sections:

  • Perspectives features points of view and commentaries on relevant issues
  • Media Watch provides summaries and critiques of print and digital resources
  • Innovative Roles examines unique roles that nurses in addictions are implementing
  • Research Reviews offers summaries and critiques of research studies in the field

The Journal publishes occasional special issues that explore important topics in the field of addictions nursing in depth. The Journal also offers continuing education credits for nursing addiction professionals.

The International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) is a professional specialty organization for nurses who are committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of substance abuse, misuse, and addictive disorders including:

  • alcohol and other drug dependencies
  • nicotine dependencies
  • eating disorders
  • co-occurring disorders
  • impulse-control disorders, such as gambling and sex

Submit an Article

IntNSA invites original manuscripts on current research, issues, practices and innovations as they relate to the field of addictions.

Follow the link for submission instructions.

View the Journal Online

IntNSA members can view full issues of the JAN online as part of your membership to IntNSA. You can access the online journal through the Member’s Only area of the website.

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IntNSA's Mission: To advance excellence in nursing care for the prevention and treatment of addictions for diverse populations across all practice setting
through advocacy, collaboration, education, research and policy development.
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