Download only This brief provides an overview of workforce issues to consider when addressing the needs of older adults living with serious mental illness (SMI). Information includes demographics; challenges faced by a provider workforce, and ideas for strengthening the geriatric workforce to address SMI. Publication ID PEP19-OLDERADULTS-SMI Publication Date May 2019 Last Reviewed May 2019 Format Guidelines or Manual Download Older Adults Living with SMI PDF 1.56 MB Find Related Information Audience Professional Care Providers Population Group Older Adults as Population Group Workers & Workplace You May Also Be Interested In Substance Use and Mental Health Estimates from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health-Overview of Findings This report provides 2013 estimates on the prevalence of substance use disorder and mental illness in the United States. It also reports on the need for and barriers to substance use treatment, mental health care, and co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness. A Practitioner's Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support Their LGBT Children This resource guide offers information and resources to help practitioners in health and social service systems implement best practices to engage and help families and caregivers support their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) children. A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions 2 This guide aids crisis response workers in stress prevention and management before, during, and after a public health crisis. It describes the stress cycle and common stress reactions while offering tips to promote a positive workplace, and monitor and minimize stress. Suicide Prevention Dialogue with Consumers and Survivors: From Pain to Promise This resource recaps a meeting involving survivors of suicide attempts, health care professionals, researchers, and policymakers. The group discussed factors in recovery and suicide prevention, and developing recommendations to enhance dialogue and improve services around this issue. TIP 38: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment and Vocational Services This manual offers practice guidelines and recommendations for integrating employment services into substance use disorder treatment. It also provides information about funding, policy, and legal issues. TIP 47: Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment This manual helps clinicians design and implement intensive outpatient treatment programs for people living with substance use disorder conditions. It discusses cultural competence and approaches, use of 12-step programs, cognitive behavioral therapy, and therapeutic communities.