Get connected: Linking older adults with medication, alcohol, and mental health resources

Date: 2017
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Toolkit
Author:  The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Council on Aging
Publisher:  SAMHSA

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This toolkit is designed to assist program managers with planning prevention programs to address substance use and mental health problems in older adults. It covers assessing the readiness of an organization to implement a program, creating an arsenal of resources as sources of information, planning staff education, and writing a program plan. The toolkit is accompanied by a YouTube Video and booklet that profiles program success stories.

Populations:  Older Adults
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse