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.
- 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
A Free CME* event
Presented by MACS Consultant, Eric Weintraub, MD.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
*Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
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
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
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.