Initiatives

Healthy Aging: Living Longer Better
Older Adult Behavioral Health State Plan

Resources

OMHAC Behavioral Health Resources
Oklahoma Aging Resources
National Aging Resources
National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging (NCMHA) Resources
National Council for Aging Care
SAMHSA Older Adult Behavioral Health Toolkit
Linking Older Adults with Medication, Alcohol, and Mental Health Resources
SAMHSA Suicide Prevention – Toolkit for Senior Centers
Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide
SAMHSA Suicide Prevention – Toolkit for Senior Living Communities
Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide

Documents

Healthy Aging Living Longer Better
The Healthy Aging: Living Longer Better collaborative is working to improve the quality of health and life for older Oklahomans. It is an Oklahoma initiative focusing on nutrition, falls reduction, increased physical activity and reducing depression.
Integrating Older Adult Behavioral Health Into Long-Term Care Rebalancing – NCMHA
A Profile of Older Americans 2016
Administration on Aging  |  Administration for Community Living  |  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
2017 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report
Older Americans Behavioral Health Series
SAMHSA Issue Briefs
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Administration on Aging (AoA) have partnered with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and others to develop a series of issue briefs and webinars to address behavioral health issues that are important to older Americans.

The issue brief series focuses on issues of suicide, anxiety and depression, prescription drug misuse and abuse, and alcohol abuse. The target audiences for the Issue Briefs are the local and State Aging Services Network, behavioral health community, and substance abuse providers.

Violent Death Among Adults 55 Years and Older 2004-2014