Cho, J., Bhimani, J., Patel, M., & Thomas, M. N. (2018). Substance abuse among older adults: A growing problem: Maintaining vigilance is the key to effective recognition and treatment. Current Psychiatry, 17(3), 14-21. This article explores substance abuse among older adults.
Kuerbis, A., Sacco, P., Blazer, D. G., & Moore, A. A. (2014). Substance abuse among older adults. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 30(3), 629-654.
This article presents a review on substance use among older adults.
Huhn, A. S., Hobelmann, J. G., Ramirez, A., Strain, E. C., & Oyler, G. A. (2019). Trends in first-time treatment admissions for older adults with alcohol use disorder: Availability of medical and specialty clinical services in hospital, residential, and outpatient facilities. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 205, 107694. This article explores trends in treatment admissions for older adults with alcohol use disorder.
Pepin, R., Hoyt, J., Karatzas, L., & Bartels, S. J. (2014). New Hampshire REAPS results: Tailored outreach program assists older adults at risk for mental health conditions and substance misuse. Journal of the American Society on Aging, 38(3), 68-74. This article examines a program that provides support to older adults at risk for mental health conditions and substance misuse.
Choi, N. G., DiNitto, D. M., & Marti, C. N. (2014). Treatment use, perceived need, and barriers to seeking treatment for substance abuse and mental health problems among older adults compared to younger adults. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 145, 113-120. This article explores barriers for older adults in getting treatment for substance abuse.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (n.d.). The mental health parity and addiction equity act. This website presents information on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. Read through the sections, bookmarking key material that may be useful in future assignments.