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Dr. Veronica Nuzzolo presents Promoting Older Women’s Engagement in Recovery (POWER). Hosted by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, at TRI-Valley, Dudley, MA, December 11, 2019 veronica presentation Dr. Veronica Nuzzolo presents Promoting Older Women’s Engagement in Recovery (POWER) at, Combating Opioid Misuse Among Women and Girls, Prevention Strategies at Work, Hosted by the Office of Women’s Health, within the US Department of Health and Human Services. Washington D.C. September, 2019. Dr. Veronica Nuzzolo presents the POWER Project, Promoting Older Women’s Engagement in Recovery with Roberta Robinson, Health is Wealth cable talk show host. Dr. Veronica Nuzzolo presents Opioid Prescribing Policy Changes and the Impact on Chronic Pain Patients. Hosted by Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, Eastern Middlesex Opioid Task Force Meeting (October 2019).

What an AMAZING group of dedicated women!! O’Connell Care at Home, Springfield, MA, 2019.

The POWER Project, presented Trauma, Substance Use and Older Adults with Guest Speaker Dr. Laurie Markoff, Hosted by Mystic Valley Elder Services in Malden, MA, January 2020. This training is for people who work with older adults or any trauma survivor struggling with a substance/opioid use disorder. The training describes the different pathways by which the impact of trauma may be encountered among older adults and how the impact of trauma can negatively affect their quality of life. The overlap between trauma and substance/opioid use were also discussed. Specific issues to consider when working with those affected by trauma and substance/opioid use were discussed, as well as what is known about treating the impact of trauma and substance/opioid use. This was a fantastic training event,, thank you Dr. Markoff!
Winchester | Event

Health is Wealth: Helping Family Members Be Med Compliant

Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community, NeighborFEB11
Health is Wealth: Helping Family Members Be Med Compliant
Veronica Nuzzolo, PhD, CADC, and POWER Project Coordinator at Institute for Health and Recovery will speak on the topic of helping family members (of all ages) manage chronic pain and their pain medications. Join us for lunch for this important discussion to keep you and your family healthy, safe and med compliant. Also, bring along your unwanted/unused medications to the Jenks on 2/11 for safe disposal! Please RSVP for food planning purposes to winchestercoalition@gmail.com or 781-721-7136.

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