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SAMHSA releases guide for providers serving Hispanic/Latino older adults

October 29, 2010
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Rockville, MD — Reference and Resource Guide for Working With Hispanic/Latino Older Adults—Based on TIP 26: Substance Abuse Among Older Adults is for anyone who provides treatment for Hispanic/Latino older adults with alcohol and/or prescription drug use disorders. The online-only resource guide will help treatment providers incorporate appropriate cultural elements into their treatment strategies for Hispanic/Latino older adults. It describes the research and practices of leading treatment experts who work with Hispanic/Latino adults ages 50 and older.

The guide provides information about:

-- The general Hispanic/Latino population in the United States
-- Attitudes about alcohol and prescription drug use among Hispanic/Latino older adults
-- Hispanic/Latino culture
-- Treating Hispanic/Latino older adults
-- Available resources

Download your free copy today. The resource guide is available for download at www.kap.samhsa.gov<http://kaplist.jbsinternational.com/lists/lt.php?id=cU0IAwYGVFFLUgsDSlVVCQM%3D> or through the link below:

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