The Role of Family Members in Supporting Seniors With Mental Health Issues

The Role of Family Members in Supporting Seniors With Mental Health Issues

Supporting seniors dealing with substance misuse or mental health issues is crucial for their well-being. Family members play a significant role in providing support. Explore the importance of creating a supportive environment, educating oneself, seeking professional help, offering emotional support, and promoting healthy coping strategies. Understanding substance misuse and mental health issues in seniors Understanding…

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4 Common Types of Drug and Alcohol Misuse in Seniors

4 Common Types of Drug and Alcohol Misuse in Seniors

Adults 65 and older aren’t exempt from struggling with substance misuse. About 2% of adults aged 65 or older have a substance use disorder (SUD), and some older adults may use substances to cope with changes in their lives (e.g., retirement, grief and loss, or declining health). Identifying a substance use issue in a senior…

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