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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Briefing warns of sharp rise in admissions of older people with alcohol-related mental health problems

An Alcohol Concern briefing has warned of a 150% rise in hospital admissions for over 60’s with alcohol related mental health problems in the last decade. The briefing 'Trends in alcohol related admissions for older people with mental health problems: 2002 to 2012' finds a disproportionate rise amongst older adults, despite an overall rise in all adults and accounting for a growing older population.   > > > >  Read More