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Substance Abuse Disorder in Older Adults

  • U of M Health Center 2025 Traverwood, Room 1213 Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States (map)

Course Description:

This presentation provides much-needed information about a population that is underdiagnosed and underserved.

  • Discuss the relationship between aging and substance abuse.  Acquire direction on identifying, screening, and assessing not only substance abuse but also disorders such as dementia and delirium that can mask or mimic an alcohol or prescription drug problem. 

  • Practical accommodations to treatment for older adults and a discussion of how to assess outcomes. 


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CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast MI
Contact Information:
Cathy Mitchell