Substance abuse treatment admissions of older adults more than doubled from 1992 to 2008

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Admissions for substance abuse treatment among those aged 50 and older have more than doubled, and their sociodemographic characteristics have significantly changed, between 1992 and 2008, according to a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/1009083541.aspx

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