Baby boomers the focus of new alcohol, drug treatment program in Washington County


Baby boomers the focus of new alcohol, drug treatment program in Washington County
While law enforcement, school and health officials sound the alarm about substance abuse among young people, an increasing number of baby boomers — those born between 1946 and 1964 — are turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with loss, loneliness …
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For Mark Willenbring, Substance Abuse Treatment Begins With Research
Rehabilitation programs largely adhere to the 12-step principles of the 80-year-old Alcoholics Anonymous and its offshoot, Narcotics Anonymous. Addicts have a moral and spiritual defect, they are told; they must abstain from alcohol and drugs and …
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