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MONTHLY |  September 2018
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.
1-800-MACS (6227)  |  |
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.
Featured event.

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

Learn more and Register
Online training.
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.
Download now

Opioid Facts for Teens

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) designed this guide to help teens and their families learn the facts about opioids and make smart, informed decisions.
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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