June 16, 2012
With so much attention focused on how to tell if your kids have a drug problem and need to take a 15 hour long drug class, the older generation is often overlooked. So, just how can you tell if your folks have a drug problem?
Teenagers are not the only group needing a strong dose of drug classes. Parents too seem to need reminding that drugs are bad! This according to the Huffington Post.
Abuse of mind-altering prescription drugs by Americans 50 and older is projected to triple by 2020 to 2.7 ... [More]
May 6, 2012
One of the fastest growing segments of the population suffering addiction issues are those in their 50s. yes, that is true. The number of people over the age of 50 who are being treated for addiction is drastically on the rise.
According to the Sacramento Bee, in a recent study, older adults who reported using illegal drugs within a year, nearly doubled between 2002 and 2007, while use of nonmedical pharmaceuticals increased from 2.2% in 2002 to 3.9% in 2009.
This is quite terrifying given the... [More]