Alcohol, drugs and older people

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 – Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement
Alcohol, drugs and older people

This booklet is for older people (defined as those aged 55 or over) who are worried about their use of alcohol, illegal drugs and /or prescribed/over the counter medications.

Alcohol guidelines changed on 8 January 2016. Please see the latest advice from the four UK Chief Medical Officers on


Format A5 booklet

Target group Older people


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