Grannies on Grass: Addiction soaring among aging baby boomers

April 25, 2012   // 0 Comments

(US Daily Review) The number of people over the age of 50 who are being treated for addiction is drastically on the rise. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 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. Without early inte...

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