DrugRehab.orgSenior citizens have unique needs when it comes to addiction treatment. Having grown up in a different generation from many others struggling with substance abuse, the elderly may view addiction differently. It is important that a drug rehab program covers issues that are relevant to the older generation, and this may be done most effectively through age-specific treatment.

Addiction And Mental Health Concerns For Senior Citizens

The field of mental health has become more respected over the years, but mental health issues used to be highly stigmatized. Many older adults may feel ashamed that they have a substance use disorder since they grew up in a time when people did not discuss these sorts of problems. More...