Aging & Addiction
Helping Older Adults Overcome Alcohol or Medication DependenceeBook - 2002
With an estimated three million older Americans struggling with alcohol and drug misuse and abuse, Aging and Addiction is a much-needed resource. The authors, both experts in the field of addiction treatment and intervention, provide a respectful, definitive guide for recognizing and addressing substance abuse among older adults. Key topics include: understanding the relationship between aging and addiction, finding help for a loved one, and recognizing the treatment needs of older adults.
Key features and benefits authors are widely recognized experts in the field of addiction addresses one of the nation's most underestimated, under treated health problems provides how-to-help information for family members and friends