Show Notes - August 10, 2018 - Addiction and Older Adults
If you missed the original broadcast, watch the show here after August 15, 2018.
Segment 1: Opioid Crisis Overview
Thomas Farmer, Special Agent in Charge at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Director of the Tennessee Dangerous Drugs Task Force, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about opioid use and addiction.
Segment 2: Addiction in Seniors
Tricia Benitez, a Treatment Specialist with Addiction Campuses, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the rise of addiction in older adults.
Segment 3: Prescription Safety
Liz Johnson, Executive Director of Sumner County Anti-Drug Coalition, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about how to use prescription drugs safely.
Segment 4: Pain Management
Dr. Greg L. Thompson, President LifeLinc Corporation and LifeLinc Pain Centers, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss strategies for pain management.
Segment 5: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Paula Daigle, Program Manager with the Council on Aging, joins Tim and Barbara to the issue of grandparents raising grandchildren, one of the unfortunate consequences of the opioid crisis.
Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.
Tennessee Dangerous Drugs Task Force
Addition Campuses Helpline
Confidential Chat at addictioncampuses.com
Sumner County Anti-Drug Coalition
LifeLinc Pain Centers
Council on Aging
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