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OPIOIDS, ALCOHOL AND ADDICTIVE SUBSTANCES

 

 

Following are links provided by Kim Burton of the Mental Health Association of MD at a June 2018 Aging Well event:

 

●      “Opioids and Older Adults” from the Administration for Community Living, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.  June 2018. tinyurl.com/opioids-and-older-adults


●      “Older Americans Behavioral Health, Issue Brief 2: Alcohol Misuse and Abuse Prevention”, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; and Administration on Aging.  No date. 
tinyurl.com/alcohol-misuse-and-abuse


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Mental Health in Later Life; A Guidebook for Older Marylanders and the People Who Care for Them, Mental Health Association of Maryland, revised 2015.  “Substance Use Disorders”, pp. 46-53. For a downloadable version, seewww.mdaging.org.  To order a print copy, go towww.mhamd.org/getting-help/free-publications


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American Geriatrics Society, Beers Criteria Medication List – a list of medications that are potentially inappropriate for older individuals. tinyurl.com/beers-criteria-medication-list