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Alcohol and Drug Dependency

Alcohol Use and Older Adults

Source: NIH Senior Health

Description:

Information on Alcohol and Aging


Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medicines

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Description:

Information on harmful drug/alcohol interactions; includes chart of specific drugs and possible reactions with alcohol.


Liver Disease Resources

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Description:

Information about liver disease, including alcohol-related conditions.


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Source: National Institutes of Health

Description:

Website includes resources and information about alcohol abuse and treatment


Prescription and Illicit Drug Abuse

Source: National Institutes of Health Senior Health

Description:

Preventing, recognizing and treating substance abuse in older adults


Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health

Source: National Institutes of Health

Description:

Online booklet to help people who drink alcohol assess and adjust their drinking habits (PDF)


Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Includes consumer information and resources and information on older adults and mental health and substance abuse.