MONTHLY | November 2021
EDUCATION
Upcoming free virtual continuing education events
MACS for MOMs Webinar

Tuesday, November 2 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
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Providers Clinical Support System
Half & Half Waiver Training
Buprenorphine for the Treatment of OUD

Thursday, November 4 | 12:00 - 4:15 pm

Rural health prescribers: receive a $1,000 incentive! Details & eligibility in registration.
MACS TeleECHO Clinics

Monthly virtual case-based learning and didactic presentations linking expert specialist teams with prescribers and their practices.
Opioid Treatment Program Clinic

Wednesday, November 3 | 12:30 - 1:45 pm
Maternal Health Clinic

Monday, November 8 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Primary Care Clinic
Motivational Interviewing: Using motivation enhancement techniques to engage the reluctant patient

Wednesday, November 17 | 12:30 - 1:45 pm
For additional upcoming events, click here.
NEWS
New call-in line in Maryland helps doctors treat pregnant women with addictions
MACS for MOMs was recently featured in the Baltimore Sun. A new call line based at the University of Maryland helps doctors get answers to questions about treating pregnant patients with addictions.
HOLIDAYS | The MACS line will be closed:
Veterans Day – November 11
Thanksgiving - November 25
Native American Heritage Day - November 26
#MACSpotlight - October
Get to know the MACS team!
Each month we will feature a MACS team member in the #MACSpotlight.
Follow us on social media for the next #MACSpotlight on Friday, 11/19.
November Observances
RESOURCES
Federal Overdose Prevention Strategy: Expands the scope of the crisis response beyond opioids, promotes evidence-informed methods to improve the health and safety of our communities.
Free CE for APRNs: Acute Care Nurse’s Role in Harm Reduction for Persons with Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
CME/MOC Article: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Mental Health, Substance Use, and Overdose Concerns of People Who Use Drugs in Rural Communities
Maryland Rural Opioid Technical Assistance (ROTA): Upcoming webinars on harm reduction, stigma, and more
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MACS provides support to Maryland prescribers and their practices in addressing the needs of their patients with substance use disorders and chronic pain management.
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MACS for MOMs supports maternal health providers in addressing the needs of their pregnant and postpartum patients with substance use disorders.