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Advisory: Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Use Treatment
Treatment for Suicidal Ideation, Self-harm, and Suicide Attempts Among Youth
Prevention and Treatment of HIV Among People Living with Substance Use and/or Mental Disorders
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 26: Treating Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults
Published: September 2020This 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.