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SAMHSA News - Volume XI, Number 1, Winter 2003
 

More Older Americans Will Need Substance Abuse Treatment by 2020

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Older Adults Needing Treatment for Substance Abuse in 2000/2001 and in 2020 (projected), by Age

Graphic: Bar chart: Older Adults Needing Treatment for Substance Abuse in 2000/2001 and in 2020 (projected), by Age.

This chart illustrates the increase in the number of adults, in three different age groups (50-59, 60-69, and 70+), who will need treatment for substance abuse. Current numbers in each age group are presented for 2000/2001 and for 2020 (projected).

Source for the data: 2000/2001 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse.

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