Linda Giuliano, our Director of The Center for Resiliency and Wellness wrote an opinion piece for City Limits about the importance of advancing access to mental health care for older adults in New York.
Opinion: We Must Invest in Mental Health Care for Older New Yorkers
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It is an ideal time to increase awareness about mental health, de-stigmatize the topic, and understand the challenges, needs and pathways to support these important services.
Over the past two years, it has been promising to see the awareness and care as communities have started to focus on the impacts of the pandemic on the mental health of children and adolescents, and the adults and families who care for them. But there is another vulnerable population that is often left out of the care conversation—older adults.
You can read the full article here.