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Co-occurring Disorders-Related Facts: Elderly

Author(s): SAMHSA
Teaser: A brief summary of mental illness, substance use, and homelessness among the elderly
Link: http://www.samhsa.gov/co-occurring/topics/data/ElderlyQuickFacts.pdf | PDF - 121Kb

This fact sheet briefly summarizes the epidemiology of substance use, mental illness, and homelessness among the elderly. It includes a discussion of treatment approaches as well as a list of SAMHSA resources and initiatives.

Date retrieved: 1/21/11
Year published: Unknown
Resource type: PDF