Alcohol-Related Deaths Among Women Over 50 Are Increasing At Alarming Rates—Here’s Why


By Erin Magner

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When Kay* had her first sip of alcohol at 13 years old, it felt like she hit the mute button on the negative inner voice that told her she wasn’t enough—not pretty enough, not smart enough, not wealthy enough. From that point on, alcohol became her go-to confidence booster through four years at Northwestern University, a marriage, two kids, a divorce, and a successful career at a global advertising agency. But unlike many of the people around her, Kay’s alcohol use disorder meant she could never stop at just one drink…click here to continue reading


*Last name withheld to protect source’s privacy