Substance Abuse & Addiction
Ron Jackson, MSW
Evergreen Treatment Services
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
Identify the factors in aging individuals that contribute to increasing risk for substance abuse and addiction.
List various substances abused by the elderly and projected trends in such use.
Describe effective interventions for addiction and substance abuse among older adults.
[From the Winter 2013 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]