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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.

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  • If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat
  • To learn how to get support for mental health, drug, and alcohol issues, visit
  • To locate treatment facilities or providers, visit or call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 800-662-HELP (4357).
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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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