Seniors Addiction Treatment

15 contact hours Internet Course

Text: Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (TIP 26) by Fred C. Blow, Ph.D.

DECSRIPTION: This special populations course describes optimal treatment approaches for seniors who have a substance abuse or dependence disorder. Ethical and legal considerations, incidence, risk factors, symptoms, social and psychological aspects are also included. Provides screening instruments recommended for use in assessing substance abuse in seniors (includes 2 hours Ethics).

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To read or download this text, visit the National Library of Medicine HSTAT Page (see Links Page). Search HSTAT for TIP 26, then select TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The text for this course is produced by the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.