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Scheible, Gordon
Hidden Epidemic: Substance Abuse and Older Adults

Credits: 1.5 CE Distance Learning

It is commonly thought that older adults are not the usual suspect when it comes to substance abuse disorders. But what do we really know about how common this issue is in the elderly? Is it really a problem? If it is, why is it hidden and what can be done about it? This session will review information about the disease of addiction among the older adult population and explore strategies to effectively address this problem in a treatment setting.