Mari Umpierre

Working with Older Adults in Mental Health Services

Societal stigma about mental illness continues to preclude many older adults from receiving necessary treatment. Untreated mental illness in older adults results in detrimental consequences including poor health outcomes, high medical co-morbidity, increased disability and mortality, poor quality of life, and higher annual health care costs. This webinar will provide an overview of geriatric mental health issues and will provide useful strategies and tools to work with this growing group of clients.

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