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Oxycontin & Alcohol: A Deadly Cocktail For Older Adults (Coal Township, PA)

Event date: April 24, 2018 Event Time: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PMLocation: Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center2050 Trevorton Road Coal Township, PA 17866Description: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.
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