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 ANY substance use disorders.
Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. The annual theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community.
Saturday, September 22, 2018 | 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Pinkard Building, Room 217
525 N. Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21205 Cost: FREE
Initial interview with patient using heroin. Dr. John Mariani, a Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) Clinical expert, gives an example of how to initiate the first interview with a mock patient who is using heroin.
PCSS has developed an overview on identifying and treating substance use disorders so that administrative and clinical staff in your practice can gain a better understanding of substance use disorders and the patients you treat.
MACS holiday schedule (MACS line will be closed)
Oct 8 - Columbus Day Nov 12 - Veteran's Day Nov 22 - Thanksgiving Nov 23 - Native American Heritage Day Dec 25 - Christmas Jan 1 - New Year's Day
Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit in Spanish
This toolkit from SAMHSA, now available in Spanish, offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths.
MARYLAND ADDICTION CONSULTATION SERVICE
University of Maryland School of Medicine
737 W. Baltimore Street, 4th floor, Baltimore MD 21201 www.MarylandMACS.org
Phone: 1-855-337-MACS (6227)
Fax: 1-855-337-MACS (6227)