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Published: September 2020
This updated TIP is designed to help providers and others better understand how to identify, manage, and prevent substance misuse in older adults. The TIP describes the unique ways in which the signs and symptoms of substance use disorder (SUD) manifest in older adults; drug and alcohol use disorder screening tools, assessments, and treatments specifically tailored for older clients' needs; the interaction between SUDs and cognitive impairment; and strategies to help providers improve their older clients' social functioning and overall wellness.
Published: January 2008
This document spotlights the important moment in recovery when an offender who has received substance use disorder treatment while incarcerated is released into the community. It provides those who work in the criminal justice system and in community-based treatment programs with guidelines for ensuring continuity of care for the offender client.