Myth: I'm Too Old to Have a Drinking Problem
Alcohol use disorders don't discriminate. In fact, in the past 10 years there has been a steady rise in alcohol use disorders among those ages 65 and older. What's more, people with alcohol use disorder who are middle-aged and older are at a significantly higher risk for suicide compared to their younger counterparts.
T, B. (2020, June 26). 9 Debunked Myths About Drinking Alcohol. Verywell Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/top-myths-about-drinking-alcohol-66517