Category: Mental Illness

May 19, 2020

Blog: Mental Health Awareness Month Q+A with Brent Forester, M.D.

Brent P. Forester, M.D, Mental health awareness is especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about mental health issues…
June 25, 2018

Nation’s Healthy Aging Experts Offer Solutions to Address Suicide and Rapidly Rising Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders in Older Americans

A newly published paper titled “Promoting Wellness in Older Adults with Mental Illnesses and Substance Use Disorders: Call to…
May 18, 2018

Alliance for Aging Research Thanks SAMHSA and ACL for Establishing Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, released the following statement to acknowledge the efforts of the…
December 15, 2014

Alliance Submits Suggestions for NIA’s Aging Well in the 21st Century

The National Institute on Aging recently put out a call for comments and ideas for a draft of its strategic directions document, Aging Well in the 21st Century.
August 26, 2014

Let This Be a Lesson for Change

Alliance President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, on mental health in older adults
December 19, 2006

Resolve to Work Out Your Brain in the New Year

Alliance for Aging Research offers 10 steps to brain fitness.