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Alcohol Abuse Prevention

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Affluent Baby Boomers Know How to Binge Drink

NPR reported on a July 2015 study showing that adults over age 50 who are healthy, active, sociable and well-off are more at risk for harmful drinking than their peers, according to a study published in the BMJ. Higher education level and higher income level are associated with increased risk of...

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Alcohol Use in Older People

The National Institute on Aging presents a brief explanation of the phenomenon and provides resources for help.

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Behavioral Health Overview: Substance Abuse Prevention

The Administration on Community Living (ACL) has created a webpage with links to resources on training, toolkits, and information on behavioral health programs concerning substance abuse and misuse.

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Screening and Preventive Brief Interventions for Alcohol and Psychoactive Medication Misuse/Abuse

Best practices are defined by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to help healthcare and social service agencies develop strategies for screening and interventions related to older adults who abuse alcohol.

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