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Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)

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)

Services include:

  • 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 Trainings:

MACS Webinar Series:

Treating Opioid Use Disorder in a Primary Care Setting
April 16, 2019 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Presented by MACS Consultant, Michael Fingerhood, MD
Register here

Save the date:
June 13, 2019 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
MACS Consultant, Mark Bicket, MD, will be presenting on chronic pain management. More details coming soon.

Live CME* Session:

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: 
Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders
CME* Session hosted by Maryland Addiction Consultation Service & Baltimore County Department of Health
Presented by MACS Consultant, Christopher Welsh, MD

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 6:30—8:30 pm
Cafe Troia | 31 Allegheny Ave, Towson, MD 21204

Register here

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic CME Event Flyer

*Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians for 1 CME credit. Determination of credit is pending.

NEW Article:

Primary Care for Persons Who Inject Drugs
MACS Consultant, Aaron Greenblatt, is an author of this article published in American Family Physician, January 15, 2019, Volume 99, Number 2.

NEW Resource:

As Maryland continues to combat the evolving opioid crisis, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) remains committed to providing prescribers, pharmacists, and their delegates with helpful tools, including optimized use of the Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) to drive clinical decision-making. View the educational video below for prescribers on how to use the PDMP below. Visit the MACS Resource Section for more information.

An emergency department physician's experience incorporating PDMP data into real-time decision-making

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