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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:

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.

WATCH NOW: Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder in a Primary Care Setting
Michael Fingerhood, MD
Date: April 16, 2019
Treating Opioid Use Disorder in a Primary Care Setting Slides
View on Youtube


JAMA Forum: Making Amends for the Opioid Epidemic
MACS Consultant, Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH, is the co-author of this commentary on the Journal of the American Medical Association Forum.

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 for more information.

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

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