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April 10, 2014
by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW

older adults alcoholand drug issues

Older Adults: Alcohol and Drug Issues

April 10, 2014 04:55 by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW  [About the Author]

older adults alcoholand drug issues
Talking with your older loved one about his/her use of alcohol and/or drugs may be difficult for some. Many people become defensive when asked about their alcohol or drug use, and often do not tell the truth. This is especially true for someone who has been approached by people about drinking in the past. Here are some guidelines to help you address these issues in a way that is more likely to be heard as concern for their well being, rather than a desire to control them. [More]