Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on May 31, 2022 - 1:45pm CDT

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This webinar (52:47 minutes) given by Colleen T. LaBelle discusses substance use disorders in older adults. By the end of this webinar, learners should be able to: (1) discuss prevalence data of substance use disorders and mental health prevalence in older adults, including the growing issue of OUD; (2) identify risk factors: signs and symptoms of substance use disorders in older adults; and (3) discuss methods of patient engagement, screenings, and communication can identify and engage patients to improve outcomes. Registration is required by the creators to access the material but there is no charge.

Colleen T. LaBelle
GWEP Repository