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MACS

Maryland Addiction Consultation Service

MACS provides support to primary care and specialty prescribers across Maryland in the identification and treatment of substance use disorders and chronic pain management.

1-855-337-MACS (6227)


Our Services

  • Providing free phone consultation for clinical questions, resources, or referral information
  • Offering education and training opportunities related to substance use disorders and chronic pain management
  • Assisting in the identification of addiction and behavioral health resources that meet the needs of the patients in your community

Upcoming MACS Training

5 Dec
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder 6:30 pm | Brick Wood Fired Bistro | 60 Sherry Lane, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

A Free CME* event

Presented by MACS Consultant, Eric Weintraub, MD.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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*Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

18 Dec
Coordinating Addiction Treatment in Medical Settings: Practical Tips 12 pm | This event is a live webinar and can be streamed from any computer or mobile device.

Coordinating Addiction Treatment in Medical Settings from Hospitals to Skilled Nursing Facilities to Your Office: Practical Tips
Presented by MACS Consultant, Aaron Greenblatt, MD
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
12 pm - 1 pm

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What's New

Recorded webinar

Maryland's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: A tool to support the treatment of patients with Substance Use

Presenter: Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH

Date: October 15, 2019

Maryland's PDMP slides

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Articles

Using Telemedicine to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Areas
This JAMA Medical News story discusses the use of telemedicine to treat opioid use disorder in rural areas and features MACS Consultant, Dr. Eric Weintraub.

Expanding low-threshold buprenorphine to justice-involved individuals through mobile treatment: Addressing a critical gap in care
MACS Consultant, Dr. Michael Fingerhood, is an author of this journal article.

Resources

HHS Guide for Clinicians on the Appropriate Dosage Reduction or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Analgesics 
The HHS Guide provides advice to clinicians who are contemplating or initiating a change in opioid dosage. 

Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Guidance about the effective use of drug testing in the identification, diagnosis, treatment and promotion of recovery for patients with, or at risk for, addiction.

 

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