an older person struggling with elderly alcohol abuse

Help for Elderly Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol addiction or what was once called alcoholism can happen to anyone, young or old, but it can be much more dangerous for the elderly. Elderly alcohol abuse is not uncommon, and it often goes hand in hand with another problem, like depression or anxiety. Understanding some of the dangers of elderly alcoholism and what…

Doctor discussing Acamprosate for alcohol addiction recovery

What is the Role of Acamprosate in Alcohol Addiction Recovery? 

Acamprosate is a drug that is used to treat dependence on alcohol which also helps reduce relapse. Alcohol cravings can be decreased by supporting brain activity. People who used acamprosate in clinical trials may lose interest in alcohol. The use of the drug may not work for every person. Let’s explore how it is used…