Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) and the BeMedSmart program join the world in support of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day!

The United Nations (UN) has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15©iStockphoto.com/Melpomenem The day aims to focus global attention on the problem of physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elders. It also seeks to understand the challenges and opportunities presented by an ageing population, […]

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Join us for World Refugee Day 2018

Our World Refugee Day Celebration is coming up soon… Make sure to mark your calendars for June 16th! We have some amazing cultural performances planned for the main program as well as fantastic activities to keep the whole family entertained the Family Fun Fest. And, thanks to our friends at the Tucson Police Department, we […]

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SAMHSA releases updated Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces the update of an important resource on opioid overdose prevention. The SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit offers information and facts from literature and links to resources to prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Because interdisciplinary collaboration is critical to success, SAMHSA offers theToolkit as an educational resource for community […]

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