Older Americans Behavioral Health: Issue Brief Series
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)and Administration on Aging (AoA) partnered to develop this series of Issue Briefs to address behavioral health issues that are important to older Americans. Behavioral health refers to a state of mental/emotional health and/or choices and actions that affect wellness. Behavioral health includes issues of mental health and substance abuse. This Issue Brief series focuses on issues of suicide, anxiety and depression, prescription drug misuse and abuse, and alcohol abuse. The target audiences for these Issue Briefs are the local and State Aging Services Network, behavioral health community, and substance abuse providers. The Issue Brief series will identify key information and opportunities for action that can improve the lives of older Americans. It emphasizes the importance of using partnerships to implement and sustain effective services.
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