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Recognizing and Facing Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Older Adults

2016 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Health (Adult Nonfiction)

Dramatic lifestyle changes, along with growing health problems, have led many people 50+ to turn to alcohol, prescription painkillers and marijuana to medicate their physical and psychic pain. Here, Dr. Harry Haroutunian, physician director at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, provides the vital information needed to understand the dynamics of addiction in older adults, helping to transform a state of stress and chaos to a place of understanding and compassion.