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Maryland Addiction Consultation Service provides phone consultations, education, training, and support to primary care and specialty prescribers in addressing the needs of their patients with substance use disorders and chronic pain management.
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NOW ELIGIBLE to Apply for DATA 2000 Waiver to Prescribe Buprenorphine:
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
The Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act

MACS is here for your Buprenorphine waiver training & consultation needs. Contact Behavioral Health Consultant, Tracy Sommer at 1-855-MACS or
Christopher Welsh, MD
Managing Opioid Use Disorders in Hospitalized Patients
Tuesday, December 11   |   12 - 1 pm ET
Presented by MACS Consultant Chris Welsh
Save the Date!
Next MACS Webinars:

February 14, 2019  |  12 - 1 pm
April 15, 2019  |  12 - 1 pm
Breaking the Barriers in Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Live webinar series.
Get answers from a multi-disciplinary panel of experts to discuss breaking down barriers to applying MAT for opioid use disorder.

Tuesday, December 4: 12:00–1:00 PM EST
Monday, December 10: 12:00–1:00 PM EST
Tuesday, December 11: 12:00–1:00 PM EST
Monday, December 17: 12:00–1:00 PM EST
Thursday, December 20: 12:00–1:00 PM EST

Legislation Addressing Opioid Epidemic Becomes Law
The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act expands treatment options for patients with substance use disorder by allowing greater access to APRN delivered care and telehealth services.
Read more....

The Next Stage of Buprenorphine Care for OUD

Many of the early practice recommendations for Buprenorphine were intentionally conservative.
Read more....
Journal of Addiction Medicine Podcast
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Dec 24 Christmas Eve
Dec 25  Christmas
Jan 1   New Year's Day
Jan 21  Dr. MLK Day

Feb 18  President's Day
Upcoming CME events.
FREE Buprenorphine Waiver Training
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 9 am - 1 pm
Trainer: MACS Consultant Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH
Unsure about getting your waiver?
Learn why obtaining a Buprenorphine waiver will benefit you and the community you serve:
PCSS Video: Why medications are effective for OUD

MDAFP Winter Regional CME Conference
February 23, 2019

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore

510 Light St. Baltimore, MD 21202

Room: Whitehall Ballroom

Baltimore, MD
Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS)
Providers Clinical Support System 
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
American Society of Addiction Medicine
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
University of Maryland School of Medicine
737 W. Baltimore Street, 4th floor, Baltimore MD 21201
Phone: 1-855-337-MACS (6227)
Fax: 1-855-337-MACS (6227)

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