The National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging (NCMHA) presents a new webinar series co-sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) National Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Resource Center.
Prevention and Health Promotion for Late-Life Mental Health Disorders
Wednesday, August 21, 12:00 - 1:00 pm ET
Presenter: Amanda Leggett, Ph.D.
This webinar will focus on encouraging findings from existing preventive interventions in pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, and psycho-social efforts. The session will address depressive and anxiety disorders, and interrelated areas of health, such as sleeping patterns, and provide future directions of research and practice in geriatric mental health prevention.
Strategies for Reducing Suicide in Older Adults
Wednesday, September 18, 12:00 - 1:00 pm ET
Presenter: Michael F. Hogan, Ph.D.
This webinar will identify different strategies using multi-layered prevention approaches that combine universal, selective, and indicated interventions to provide the greatest benefit in reducing suicide in older adults.