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Online Meeting: Actions to Prevent and Treat Substance Abuse and Misuse Among Older Adults
January 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hosted by NCOA Center for Healthy Aging
About this Online Meeting
Older adults may experience unique risk factors that can lead to substance abuse or misuse, including a personal loss, limited physical mobility, chronic conditions, pain, or depression and anxiety. This webinar will discuss prevention, evaluation, and treatment options for an aging population. Presenter will highlight the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, new resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and lessons learned from implementing the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) program.
Presenter: Jennifer Solomon, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)