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Kit Links Service Providers to Resources for Older Adults

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What's in the Toolkit?


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. End of Article

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Across Borders: Reaching Out to Iraq
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  • Cover Page
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  • Part 1
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  • Part 2
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  • From the Administrator: Mental Health in Iraq

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  • Conferences Set for July

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    Corrections & Clarifications

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