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Local and National Counseling Agencies

Charleston Center - 843-722-0100

Alcoholics Anonymous (Tri-county area) - 843-723-9630

Alcoholics Anonymous (National)

The Ernest F. Kennedy Center - 843-797-7871

MUSC Center for Drug & Alcohol Programs - 843-792-1414

Narcotics Anonymous (National)

Phoenix House

Alcohol Among the Elderly -
Up to 50% of senior Americans have alcohol related problems - including those living in senior living facilities. This guide explains that substance abuse in seniors can be difficult to detect because many of the symptoms are similar to age-related issues. We seek to increase awareness and understanding of this difficult topic including recognizing the symptoms and how to approach and help seniors.