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Oxycontin & Alcohol: A Deadly Cocktail For Older Adults in Lackawanna County
March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Older adult opioid addiction, often complicated with alcohol, has skyrocketed; yet prolonged opioid use exacerbates chronic pain. Participants will learn about dimensional addiction treatment for individuals over 50 with chronic pain, be able to describe the generational and co-morbidity aspects of Boomer.
Opioid addiction, and apply practical tools in Boomer and older adult assessment and engagement in the recovery process and growth. This session informs the topic with facts and generational, evidence-based treatment approaches that include ways in which older adults engage in their own treatment, chronic pain management and recover.
Who: Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition
What: Oxycontin & Alcohol: A Deadly Cocktail For Older Adults Training
When: March 6, 10am -12pm
Where: Jewish Home of Easter Pennsylvania, 1102 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18510