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Published: September 2020
This updated TIP is designed to help providers and others better understand how to identify, manage, and prevent substance misuse in older adults. The TIP describes the unique ways in which the signs and symptoms of substance use disorder (SUD) manifest in older adults; drug and alcohol use disorder screening tools, assessments, and treatments specifically tailored for older clients' needs; the interaction between SUDs and cognitive impairment; and strategies to help providers improve their older clients' social functioning and overall wellness.
Published: April 2020
This issue brief presents recent data on prevalence of opioid misuse and death rates in the Black/AA population; contextual factors & challenges to prevention & treatment; innovative outreach & engagement strategies to connect people to evidence-based treatment; and the importance of community voice.
Published: October 2015
Provee una guía de recursos para adultos mayores e información acerca de la depresión y otros temas de salud mental y los cambios de vida que los adultos mayores podrían experimentar. Lista los síntomas de los que hay que estar alerta, y dice cuándo buscar ayuda, tal como consejería.
Published: April 2010
Cambodian language consumer brochure "good Mental Health is Ageless" reminds older adults of the importance of a healthy mind. It includes suggestions on how to talk to physicians, basic facts regarding mental health, and phone numbers of organizations that provide additional information.