MACS TeleECHO Pilot poster presented at MATRC Summit
MACS team members shared the results of the first TeleECHO Clinic cohort at the MATRC Summit in April. This collaborative model of medical education aims to improve access to specialty care through online learning sessions, TeleECHO Clinics. Read more...
Younger age of first cannabis use or prescription drug misuse is associated with faster development of substance use disorders
"A new study shows that in the time after first trying cannabis or first misusing prescription drugs, the percentages of young people who develop the corresponding substance use disorder are higher among adolescents than young adults." Read more...
Putting it into practice: Register for our upcoming webinaron youth and cannabis disorder.
Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics and Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This study suggests that prescriptions for opioid analgesics and buprenorphine for opioid use disorder decreased among new, but not existing, patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...
The Impact of Stigma on Treatment Services for People With Substance Use Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic
People with SUDs may be experiencing increased stigmatization in different countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. This exacerbated stigma may lead to inadequate care. Health care workers from different countries were asked to share their experiences. Read more...
Putting into practice: Register for our upcoming webinaron stigma and OUD care.
HOLIDAYS | The MACS line will be closed:
Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day
Friday, June 18 - Juneteenth
#MACSpotlight - April
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, 5/21.