Date: October 29th, 2019
Hosted by: brainXchange in partnership with the Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health and Behavioural Supports Ontario
Presented by: Dr. Peter Butt, MD, CCFP(AM), FCFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Summary: The Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH) has been funded through Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) to create a set of four clinical guidelines on the prevention, assessment and treatment of alcohol, benzodiazepine, cannabis, and opioid use disorders among older adults. Learn about the Canadian Guidelines on Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults where you will hear about our recommended low-risk drinking guidelines for older adults as well as about the other prevention, screening and treatment recommendations from the upcoming Guidelines.