COVID-19 Q&A: Addiction Medicine
At University of Maryland Midtown Campus, we understand that people have a lot of questions about how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may affect them.
These questions and answers from the Center for Addiction at Midtown (CAM) address limited access to health care for people struggling with addiction during the pandemic.
How can I get my addiction medications during the COVID-19 pandemic?
If you are already engaged in treatment, please contact your provider for assistance. UMMS continues to provide treatment for substance use disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CAM is accepting new patients for maintenance medication-assisted treatment (methadone, buprenorphine or suboxone prescriptions) and detoxification (from opiates, alcohol, and/or benzodiazepines). Call 410-225-8240 to schedule an appointment.
Due to social distancing, recovery meetings are cancelled. How can I find support?
A list of virtual support groups can be located on Baltimore Intergroup Council of Alcoholics Anonymous' website.
CAM is providing counseling through telehealth for those in need of support, call 410-225-8240 for assistance.
I'm worried. How can I connect?
A list of treatment providers can be located on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. CAM is also available to assist you, contact us at 410-225-8240 to speak to a professional.
Also the mental health resources are available to all who need help in this time.
For more information about the coronavirus, please see these UMMS resources on dealing with the pandemic.