You are visiting us from Virginia. You are located in HHS Region 3. Your Center is Central East ATTC.

Older Adults and Substance Use Disorders - A Health-e-Knowledge Course

older hands laptop

The Mountain Plains ATTC has created a new Health-e-Knowledge course, Older Adults and Substance Use, this course provides an overview of aging and the issues associated with the use of substance by older adults. It highlights some of the contributing factors to this increase of substance use in older adults and provides some initial approaches that can assist primary care and behavioral health providers in assessing the use of substances and possible interventions. Also, modifications that may need to be considered when assessing and intervening with older adults around substance use is provided.

Course can be found on the Health-e-Knowledge Website.