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Resources for Older Adults

SAMHSA has a number of products for serving older adults with mental and substance use disorders that can be useful to clinicians, other service providers, older adults, and caregivers.

Need Help?

If you need suicide or mental health-related crisis support, or are worried about someone else, please call or text 1-800-273-8255 or visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s chat to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

You may also call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 or use the SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator to get help.

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    Technology Transfer Center (TTC) Resources for Older Adults

    TTC's develop and strengthen the specialized behavioral healthcare and primary healthcare workforce that provides prevention, treatment and recovery support services for substance use disorder (SUD) and mental illness.

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    Additional Resources Serving Older Adults

    Find more resources from other centers including the Center of Excellence on LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, the E4 Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging, and more.

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Last Updated: 05/16/2022