Prescription Medication Misuse and Abuse
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Prescription Medication Misuse and Abuse

December 12, 2011

This webinar focuses on prescription medication misuse and abuse, which is a growing and deadly problem among older adults, especially the Baby Boomers. The webinar discusses the prevalence of, risk factors for, and impact of psychoactive medication misuse and abuse on older adults. Featured in the webinar are effective screening tools and strategies, specifically Screening and Brief Intervention, which identify older adults at risk for psychoactive medication misuse/abuse and intervene as appropriate.

This webinar is part of a series developed by the Behavioral Health Older Americans Technical Assistance Center through funding from SAMHSA, in collaboration with AOA.

Click below to download the PowerPoint slides used in the webinar.



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