Baby boomers increasingly being admitted to hospital for drug-related mental health problems - Telegraph.co.uk
Baby boomers with a relaxed attitude to drugs are increasingly being admitted to hospital with mental health problems, new NHS figures have revealed.
Admissions for drug related mental and behavioural disorders for those aged 45 and over have increased by 85 per cent over the last decade, compared with just a one per cent rise amongst those under 45.
There has also been a 32 per cent increase in admissions for poisoning as a result of drug use in those aged 55 and over in the last six years, according to NHS Digital. Telegraph