Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan



The Opioid Epidemic and Current Drug Trends in SE Michigan and across the U.S.

  • 16 Jan 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • StoryPoint Chesterfield


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Macomb County 

The Opioid Epidemic and Current Drug Trends in SE Michigan and across the U.S.


Rich Isaacson, Community Outreach Specialist with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Course Description: Discuss current drug use trends, and prevention concepts, with an emphasis on opioid abuse. Additional focus will be placed on all classes of controlled substance prescription drugs that are prone to be abused, current issues with marijuana use, and the increasing trends related to stimulant use, including cocaine, and meth.

Learning Outcomes: A) Raise awareness of current drug use trends for all age groups B) discuss the (d)evolution of the opioid epidemic, and what shape phase 4 of that epidemic will take C) Importance of securing medications, and disposing of them when no longer needed.

"The Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative.  Approved Provider Number: MICEC0071.

Qualified attendees are eligible for 1.0 CEU.

Location – Date - Time

StoryPoint Chesterfield

51760 Gratiot Ave
New Baltimore, MI 48051

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration & Networking

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Introductions and membership information

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Presentation

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Evaluations, Sign-out & Networking

 Seating is limited; please register online at

Guest Fee $10.00/Members Free

We will be having Elections for Board Members at this meeting. The following positions are open. Co-Chair – Needs to be a licensed Social Worker and Membership. Please contact  Karen Adair at if you are interested in being on the ballot.

“Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan is dedicated to promoting the specialized field of Geriatric Social Work through the provision of professional development and educational programming.  We believe in supporting geriatric social workers through networking and in upholding the NASW Code of Ethics.”

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