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About Us

DACS provides support to primary care and specialty prescribers in addressing the needs of their patients with substance use disorders and chronic pain management.

All services are free and include:

  • Phone consultation for clinical questions provided by expert addiction medicine specialists
  • Education and training opportunities related to substance use disorders and chronic pain management
  • Assistance in the identification of substance use and behavioral health resources and referrals that meet the needs of the patients in your community

Funding for DACS is provided by The District of Columbia Government, DC Health, Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA), Pharmaceutical Control Division (PCD). DACS is administered by the University of Maryland School of Medicine staff and faculty.

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