Treatment of Depression in Older Adults: Evidence-Based Practices
This 27 minute film produced by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration) provides basic information about the treatment of late life depression, including the following:
- Philosophy and values
- Basic rationale
- How evidence-based practices for diagnosing and treating depression in older patients has helped improve the quality of life for the older adult
- Collaboration between mental health and primary health services
- How traditional providers benefit from these models of care
For more videos and information on mental health topics from SAMHSA, visit their website at www.samhsa.gov.