For more information please call us: (312) 467-2552
Panel of Speakers: Jeffrey Rediger, MD, Masters in Divinity – Harvard Medical School Stanley G. McCracken, Ph.D., LCSW, RDDP – University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration Nancy Carstedt – National Alliance on Mental Illness
Event Discussion Groups: • Managing Anxiety and Depression • How to Thrive as a Caregiver • Spirituality and Aging • Becoming a Super Ager • Aging with Dignity: Self-Care Across the Life Span • Aging in the LGBTQ+ Community • Improving the Well-Being of Veterans • Medications & Substance Use • Coping with Loss… Embracing Change • The Impact of Aging on Family Dynamics
Our MISSION: To raise awareness of the risks of substance use in older adults and to create a better informed, integrated network of aging, behavioral health and healthcare services.
The Illinois Coalition on Substance Use and Aging Invites you to join us as we work together to help older adults who are at risk for substance use problems. There are no membership fees.
We provide training for organizations and agencies on topics such as how to identify, assess and help older adults who have substance use problems. Please contact us if you are interested.
DISCLAIMER: The Illinois Coalition on Substance Use and Aging does not provide crisis intervention services or behavioral healthcare. If you or someone you know is in crisis call 9-1-1 to report an emergency and request assistance.