NCOA Webinar: A Spotlight on Older Adults and Behavioral Health
Join this National Council on Aging webinar for an update on behavioral health topics relevant to older adults
A Spotlight on Older Adults and Behavioral Health
One in four older Americans experience a behavioral health issue that is not a normal part of aging, yet they are less likely to receive treatment than younger individuals.
This webinar takes place on Thursday, May 18, at 2 p.m. ET. Click here to register.
In this webinar, participants will be informed on:
- The latest national data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on depression, suicide, and substance abuse or misuse in older adults.
- A description of the Mental Health Association of New York City’s (MHA-NYC) initiatives to improve access to behavioral health services for older adults.
- Brian Altman, SAMHSA
- Eric Weakly, SAMHSA
- Kim Williams, MHA-NYC