Lane/Douglas Substance Abuse and the Opioid Crisis in Older Adults

What will you learn?

  • How SUDs impact older adults
  • An overview of common abused drugs
  • Recognize the barriers older adults face regarding assessment and treatment
  • How the Opioid Crisis is impacting older adults in our community and what can we do about it

CEUs available!

Why Focus on Aging?
Everyday 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old. This trend will continue until 2029.
The largest age group within Douglas County consists of 50-65 year olds.
Douglas County has a higher percentage of adults age 65 and over than Oregon overall.

When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: Lower Umpqua Hospital, 600 Ranch Road, Reedsport, OR 97467
Cost: Free
For more information and registration: Eventbrite

Event Date: 08/27/2019