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Call2Talk is a mental health, emotional support, and suicide prevention program run by Mass211. 

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Elder Community Care can help you!
Mental health problems in older adults are underreported, under-recognized, & under-treated.

Untreated mental health conditions can lead to disability, premature and innapropriate nursing home placement, and suicide.

Mental health problems are often preventable and are highly treatable. 
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How to Prevent Mental Health Problems
Behavioral Health Issuess Important to Older Americans

Did you know?

In the next 20 years the number of elderly drivers (persons 70 & over) is predicted to triple in the United States. As age increases, older drivers 
generally become more conservative on the road. Many mature drivers modify their driving habits 
(for instance to avoid busy highways or night-time driving) to match their declining capabilities.  

However, statistics show that older drivers are more likely than younger ones to be involved in multi-vehicle crashes, particularly at intersections. 
From: Smart Motorist.com

 FOR MORE INFORMATION: See: Seniordrivers.org
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operates 24/7 and provides confidential, compassionate listening to assist people – including those who may be despondent or considering suicide – during stressful times.
Click here to see all 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 to address behavioral health issues that are important to older Americans.
Two briefs that are paticually relevant to the behavior health of older adults, include: