Uptown Interagency Council on Aging

Sept. 21: Mental Health Access and Resources

While many older people struggle with mental health issues, the barriers to accessing mental healthcare are high. Long waitlists, limited providers, and high cost are just some of the challenges. This expert panel of Teresa Theophano, SPOP, and Claudette Duff, ISS, shared both traditional and newer, emerging resources that can help meet the demand for mental health services among older New Yorkers.