Selected materials include:
- Program Coordinator's Guide: This guide provides
an overview of substance misuse and mental health problems
among older adults, a description of the toolkit contents,
and a summary of the five steps to establish a program.
- Promoting Older Adult Health: This resource highlights
programs throughout the country that have established linkages
to provide seniors with needed support without spending
large amounts of money.
- Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: A Guide for Social
Service Providers: This handy desk reference, a condensed
version of SAMHSA's Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP)
26, gives service providers information to help them screen
and assess substance abuse among older adults and make referrals
for appropriate treatment.
- A selection of handouts, brochures, sample forms,
and a video.
To order the Get Connected! toolkit, contact SAMHSA's
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information at
P.O. Box 2345, Rockville, MD 20847-2345. Telephone: 1 (800)
729-6686 (English and Spanish) or 1 (800) 487-4889 (TDD).
Ask for publication GCKIT.