Substance abuse treatment need among older adults in 2020: the impact of the aging baby-boom cohort.

@article{Gfroerer2003SubstanceAT,
  title={Substance abuse treatment need among older adults in 2020: the impact of the aging baby-boom cohort.},
  author={Joseph C. Gfroerer and Michael A Penne and Michael R. Pemberton and Ralph E. Folsom},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={127-35}
}
BACKGROUND There is concern that as the baby boom population ages in the US, there will be a substantial increase in the number of older adults needing treatment for substance abuse problems. To address this concern, projections of future treatment need for older adults (defined as age 50 and older) were made. METHODS Using data from the National… CONTINUE READING