Prescription and Illicit Drug Abuse

Recognizing Substance Abuse

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1. Signs of medication abuse or addiction in older adults

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Recognizing the signs of medication or drug abuse or addiction in older adults may be difficult. Some warning signs -- such as sleep problems, falls, anxiety, and memory problems -- can also be signs of other health conditions. As a result, doctors and family members often do not realize that the person has a problem, and people may not get the help they need.