Older Adults: Substance Use Trends and Prevention Strategies

Tuesday, December 6, 2022; 10:00-11:00am
60-minute webinar
No fee to attend.

This webinar will help to identify projected increases in substance misuse with older adults, describe factors that place older adults at risk, and identify prevention strategies shown to be effective with this older population. This training will provide critical information for prevention professionals to allocate resources and develop prevention approaches to address the future needs of the U.S. older adult population and this rapidly emerging public health issue.

Chuck Klevgaard is a nationally recognized expert in substance misuse prevention and public health, specializing in behavioral health supports. Drawing on his experience in working with under-resourced populations and prevention-focused partnerships, he builds the capacity of states, tribes, schools, communities, and cities to implement and adapt evidence-based substance misuse prevention and intervention strategies.