Webinar: Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: An Emerging Public Health Crisis
January 23, 2018: High-Risk Alcohol and Opioid Use Among Adults Ages 55 and Older
Presenters: Deborah Hasin, M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center and Frederic Blow, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Addiction Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Data reflect unprecedented increases in high-risk drinking and alcohol use disorders among adults ages 55 and older.
Even if rates remain stable, researchers warn the projected doubling of this population from 2010 to 2030 could create a public health crisis.
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