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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)and Administration on Aging (AoA) partnered to develop this series of Issue Brie...(more)
Presents estimates of past year use of illicit drugs among older adults, based on combined 2007 to 2009 data. Reports on type of drug and differences ...(more)
Guides participants and facilitators through a one-day community conversation about mental health as a path to promoting recovery and healthy communit...(more)
A policy brief discussing ways to aid older adults in maximizing their physical, mental, and social well-being in order to remain independent.
A fact sheet for older adults and their caregivers about what can be done to control and reduce exposure to environmental hazards that contribute to C...(more)
Information for men over 50 to help them remain healthy.
Older Americans Behavioral Health Issue Brief 3: Screening and Preventive Brief Interventions for Alcohol and Psychoactive Medication Misuse/Abuse
This brief is part of a collaboration between SAMHSA and AoA. This particular issue discusses strategies to be used by health professionals as well as...(more)
Older Americans Behavioral Health Issue Brief 5: Prescription Medication Misuse and Abuse Among Older Adults
This brief is part of a collaboration between SAMHSA and AoA. This particular issue discusses the problem of prescription medication misuse and abuse ...(more)
A basic plan to aid older patients in getting the most out of their doctor's appointment.
A report of the older population profile in the U.S. during 2014.
Uniform definitions and recommended core data elements.
This quick guide offers succinct, easily accessible information to busy substance abuse treatment practitioners. Divided into sections, the guide is b...(more)
Provides clinicians with the best methods to provide integrated care to older adults who are suffering from substance use disorders.
"NACo cast study publication highlights the role counties play in improving health outcomes for children and older adults in communities across the co...(more)
Offers information about an array of evidence-based practices for treatment and services to improve outcomes for older adults with depression, includi...(more)
Provides substance abuse counselors and treatment providers with background and how-to guidelines for introducing relapse prevention to older adults. ...(more)
Opioid Misuse Increases Among Older Adults
A Day in the Life of Older Adults: Substance Use Facts.