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Children's Mental Health Matters Webinar: Youth Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder
MACS/BHIPP Webinar: Youth Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders
Live, virtual CME/CEU training through WebEx

Hosted by: Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS) and the Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP) 

Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Advance Practice Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, social workers, emergency medicine professionals, and other members of the healthcare team

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recognize elements of adolescent vulnerability to development of substance use disorders
  2. Recognize risks of cannabis including progression to cannabis use disorder and other SUDs
  3. Recognize motivational approaches to intervention with youth who use substances including SBIRT framework 


Marc Fishman, MD
Consultant, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)
Medical Director, Maryland Treatment Centers 

Event contact: Bridget Sweeney, MACS Training Coordinator

CME Credit:

The AAFP has reviewed Addressing Youth Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.00 Live AAFP Elective credits. Term of Approval is from 05/18/2023 to 05/18/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU Credit:

Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS) of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is authorized as a sponsor of Continuing Education Units. MACS maintains responsibility for this program.

MAT and MATE Acts:

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed the fiscal year 2023 omnibus, passing the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) and Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Acts. These bills were passed to expand access to buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder, and normalize and enhance substance use care across healthcare settings. MACS is monitoring guidance from state and federal agencies closely and will update this page when more information becomes available. The resources on this page offer information about the omnibus, the bills, and the implications for healthcare providers and programs. Find out more here: 

Availability: No future session
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 CEU Credit
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