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Oxycontin & Alcohol: A Deadly Cocktail For Older Adults in Philadelphia

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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: April 26, 1pm -3pm

Where: KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116

Cost: $35

Registration: http://www.olderpa.org/event-2788746

Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Organizer

Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition
Phone:
717-857-3163
Email:
anne@olderpa.org
Website:
http://www.olderpa.org