Adults aged 50-59 now largest age group in opioid treatment programs

November 24th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Researchers found a pronounced age trend in those utilizing opioid treatment programs from 1996 to 2012, with adults aged 50 and older becoming the majority treatment population in New York City, which has one of the largest methadone treatment systems in the US and consistently provides access to treatment in the public system.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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