Maryland Addiction Consultation Service
MACS provides support to prescribers and their practices in addressing the needs of their patients with substance use disorders and chronic pain management.
Our 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
- Individualized technical assistance and capacity building to practices implementing or expanding office-based addiction treatment services
Upcoming MACS Training
Presented by MACS Consultant, Eric Weintraub, MD
Beginning in March, join us every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm for web-based presentations and discussions with Drs. Eric Weintraub, Christopher Welsh, Devang Gandhi, and Michael Fingerhood, and Bethany Dipaula, PharmD.
Coordinating Addiction Treatment in Medical Settings
Presenter: Aaron Greenblatt, MD
Date: December 18, 2019
Buprenorphine Master Class: Managing Opioid Use Disorder for the Generalist
Treating people with Opioid Use Disorder can be the most rewarding part of your practice! Get comfortable with counseling and pharmacotherapy for OUD with tips from MACS Consultant, Dr. Michael Fingerhood on the Curbsiders, a CME podcast accredited by ACP.
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.
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.