Substance Abuse Articles

Older adults can learn to recognize and avoid alcohol abuse
While two-thirds of people over the age of 60 abstain from drinking alcohol, as many as one in five may face serious health risks from alcohol abuse - and they may not even recognize that they may be problem drinkers.
Substance abuse where we least expect it
Nearly one out of every five seniors struggles with a different kind of substance abuse. Prescription drugs and alcohol are legal, but that doesn't make the addiction any less devastating to older adults and their families.