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New resources on older adult mental health, substance abuse and addiction

Shared with permission from our friends at the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH), the following resources address older adult substance abuse and addiction:

The web links above offer not only resources for seniors and their families, but also for clinicians. Each page includes a downloadable PDF of clinical guidelines as well as a comprehensive list of online resources "designed to help primary health care and clinical care providers". You'll also find recorded webinars on each of the above topics which summarize the CCSMH Clinical Guidelines

For your convenience we've included links to individual resources here as well:

Alcohol Use Disorder:

Benzodiazepine Use Disorder:

Cannabis Use Disorder:

Opioid Use Disorder:


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