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Alcohol & Substance Abuse for Professionals

Too much alcohol, use of illegal drugs, and misuse of prescription medications can all be harmful to our health. Learn more about the impact of substance misuse on older adults, options for outreach, and the impact of this issue on the aging services network.

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Explore information on misuse and abuse of alcohol in older adults, and recommendations on screening, prevention, intervention, and treatment methods.

Jun 11, 2012

Alcohol Misuse and Abuse Among Older Adults: How Can We Help?

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Explore strategies to provide screening and brief interventions for older adults who misuse alcohol and/or psychoactive prescription medications

Jun 11, 2012

Alcohol and Prescription Medication Misuse/Abuse: Interventions to Help Older Adults

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Jun 11, 2012

Prescription Medication Misuse and Abuse Among Older Adults

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