Psychiatric News (3/24) reports, “The number of adults over 55 admitted for substance use treatment for the first time nearly doubled between 2008 and 2018,” investigators concluded in a study that “compared the rate of first-time admissions for publicly funded substance use treatment by 453,598 adults 55 years or older with those by more than three million adults aged 30 to 54 years.” The findings were published online March 19 ahead of print in the Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)