Substance Use, Misuse, and the Opioid Crisis-EGAMHST

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

Adults of any age can encounter problems with substance use. This class details common substance use issues and tips for those caring for those individuals. This is a free in-person […]

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Person(RE)ality: Why Mine is Different-EGAMHST

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

The reality of personality disorders is that they involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible and, though similar, no two ever look exactly the same. […]

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Suicide Indicators, Response and Prevention-EGAMHST

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

This course focuses on the indicators and risk factors of suicide in older adults as related to current statistical data. In addition, this course explains methods of suicide response and […]

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The Many Faces of Antipsychotic Medications-EGAMHST

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

As we age, the use of antipsychotic medications may become a challenge in itself. Course participants will learn the importance of decreasing the use of antipsychotics (especially in dementia) and […]

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Schizophrenia & Psychosis: Can this be Real?-EGAMHST

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

This curriculum is designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder. Discussion and scenarios allow participants to learn interventions and strategies […]

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A Rainbow of Mental Health Part 1

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

This introductory course is designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health-related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications […]

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A Rainbow of Mental Health Part 2-EGAMHST

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

This introductory course is designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health-related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications […]

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Neurocognitive Disorders: Living with Dementia-EGAMHST

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

Commonly referred to as dementia, neurocognitive disorders can affect the way people perceive and engage with the world around them. This course looks at various classifications of neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), delirium, and common changes associated with each type. Tips for caregiving are provided. This is a free in-person event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO […]

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It’s a Brain Thing: The Study of Dementia Medications-EGAMHST

Yadkin County Public Library 233 E. Main St.,, Yadkinville, NC

Dementia can be a frightening journey for both the caregiver and the person receiving care. Research continues to reveal more about this disease and treatments that may help. This class updates participants on how medications can help, as well as frustrating limitations. This is a free in-person event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO Team. […]

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