4101.1: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

The Changing Patterns of Drug Use

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1A Longitudinal Study of First-Year Residential College Student Drug Use
Joan M. Carlson, MSW, Chudley E. Werch, PhD, Deborah M. Pappas, MSH, Edessa Jobli, MD, Irina Kolomeyer, MD, Lisa Provencher, BS, Michael S. Dunn, PhD
John Taylor, MA, R. Jay Turner, PhD
Board 3Current Drug Use and HIV Risk Behaviors of Chronic Drug Users Age 50 and Over: Evidence of “Tapering Off”?
Lee A. Crandall, PhD, Clyde B McCoy, PhD, Lisa A Metsch, PhD, Norman L Weatherby, PhD, H. Virginia McCoy, PhD
Board 4Health of heroin and cocaine/crack addicts
Mari P. Millery, MA, Paula H. Kleinman, PhD, Michael Scimeca, MD
Board 5Late-onset Crack Cocaine Use
Wendell A. Johnson, PhD
Board 6Length of stay in substance abuse treatment facilities: Does race matter? - Withdrawn
Jodi L. Bresnick, MPH/MSW
Board 7Patterns and trends of drug abuse across the United States: Current findings of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG)
Marcia Meth, MA, Nicholas J. Kozel, MS
Board 8Substance use patterns after testing HIV-positive: A mixed picture
Jane M. Liebschutz, MD, MPH, Caroline L. Kerner, BA, Lisa Sullivan, PhD, Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, MA, MPH
Board 9The Massachusetts geriatric substance abuse task force: A collaboration addressing an "invisible epidemic"
Ruth S. Grabel, MPA;MDPH, Ruth Giard, MS, Jose R. Morales, MSW, Jeanne F. Martin, EdD, MSW
Board 10What Does the Public Tells Us: Using Qualitative Data to Uncover Substance Abuse Trends in Children and Adolescents
Sonya Butler Merrill, MCP, MBA
Sponsor:Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Cosponsors:Environment; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA