Infographic Rehab for Baby Boomers

This infographic uses data from a variety of sources including psychiatric and substance abuse studies to make the case that the need for substance abuse rehab services for Baby Boomers as they age is likely to be much greater than previous generations of older Americans. It projects a huge increase in the number of illicit drug users over 50 by 2020 and highlights why there can be a greater negative impact of drug use on older individuals due to a variety of physical and mental factors. It closes with guidelines for choosing baby boomer-focused rehab facilities for the growing population of older Americans who will need them in the near future.