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COVID-19: Considerations for Alcohol Dependence and Withdrawal – The Facts and How You Can Help

COVID-19 has affected all of us, especially those with mental health and substance use issues.  The closure of PA’s state liquor stores has severely limited access to alcohol for those with alcohol dependence issues.  We’ll discuss signs and symptoms, as well as risk factors, for alcohol withdrawal.  Additionally, we’ll talk about treatment options and how you can help individuals dealing with the health implications of this serious issue.

Learning Objectives: 

• Understand the signs and symptoms of alcohol dependence and withdrawal
• Define the risk factors of alcohol withdrawal
• List resources and interventions for alcohol withdrawal

Intended Audience: 

Behavioral Health System

Instructional Level: