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Opioid Misuse in Older and Vulnerable Adults Symposium

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McKimmon Center

1101 Gorman Street

Raleigh, NC 27606

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Thank you for joining us Tuesday, November 7th at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh, NC as Social Workers, Substance Use Professionals and others working with older and vulnerable adults convene to hear from leaders across the state as we discuss the impact of opioid misuse. Focus areas include affects of opioid misuse on vulnerable adults, resources, access to treatment, and the roles of partnerships of agencies that serve vulnerable adults.

Schedule for the Day:

8:00 – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome and Greetings
9:15 – 10:45 am The Science of Addiction and How It Impacts Older Populations: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms

10:45 – 11:00 am Break
11:00 – 11:45 am Prevention in the Home and the Community
11:45 – 12:45 pm Lunch and Special Guest
12:45 – 1:30 pm Accessing Treatment and Promising Practices
1:45 – 2:45 pm Break Out Sessions

  • Break Out 1 Guardian Issues including APS Law and Policy for Addiction Professionals
  • Break Out 2 Building Collaborations for County DSS Supervisors: Connecting with Local Coalitions

2:453:00 pm Break

3:00 – 3:30 pm Emerging Next Steps and Call to Action

3:30 – 4:00 pm Fred McClure


*Up to 7 Hours of Credit has beein applied for with the NCSAPPB

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