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SAMHSA News - November/December 2005, Volume 13, Number 6

Relapse Prevention for Older Adults

SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment recently released a 200-page manual, Substance Abuse Relapse Prevention for Older Adults: A Group Treatment Approach, to help treatment providers working in outpatient settings with older men and women with substance abuse problems. The publication includes prevalence data for the older adult treatment population.

To order, contact SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information at P.O. Box 2345, Rockville, MD 20847-2345. Telephone: 1 (800) 729-6686 (English and Spanish) or 1 (800) 487-4889 (TDD). Ask for NCADI #BKD525.

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