Kline Galland Online Information Center*

Alcohol and Drug Dependency

Alcohol Use and Older Adults

Source: NIH Senior Health


Information on Alcohol and Aging

Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medicines

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)


Information on harmful drug/alcohol interactions; includes chart of specific drugs and possible reactions with alcohol.

Liver Disease Resources

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


Information about liver disease, including alcohol-related conditions.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Source: National Institutes of Health


Website includes resources and information about alcohol abuse and treatment

Prescription and Illicit Drug Abuse

Source: National Institutes of Health Senior Health


Preventing, recognizing and treating substance abuse in older adults

Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health

Source: National Institutes of Health


Online booklet to help people who drink alcohol assess and adjust their drinking habits (PDF)

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Includes consumer information and resources and information on older adults and mental health and substance abuse.

* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.