Alcohol use in older adulthood: Physiological impacts and effective treatment options webinar

Tuesday 28 May 2024, 1.30pm to 2.30pm

The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney has been funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care to develop a series of on-demand webinars on evidence-based practice. Our webinars are freely available and focus on building capacity in relation to evidence-based practice approaches to the management and treatment of co-occurring alcohol and other drug (AOD) and mental health conditions.

You can register for our upcoming webinar below. All previous webinars are freely available via the Comorbidity Project webinar library.

Presented by Associate Professor Louise Mewton (The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, The University of Sydney).

This webinar will provide attendees with a practical understanding of:

  • The physiological impacts of alcohol use on older adults
  • The impact of alcohol use on the brain of older adults, including the relationship between alcohol use, cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Effective approaches for treating harmful alcohol use in older adults

Register for the webinar or contact for more information.

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