Skip Navigation

Administration on Aging (AoA)

Behavioral Health

Find Help

24 Hour Help Hotline 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Behavioral health is a state of mental and emotional well-being and/or choices and actions that affect wellness. Behavioral health problems—such as depression, substance abuse and misuse, and suicidal thoughts—are not a normal part of aging, yet these issues impact many Older Americans.

Through aging, behavioral health, and disability network partnerships, the Aging Network offers programs and resources to help older adults, persons with disabilities, and their family caregivers maintain their health and well-being. The Network has implemented several behavioral health programs. Examples of some of these evidence-based behavioral health programs can be found on the following websites:







Regional Behavioral Health Profiles (2016)



*The webinars are listed in order, beginning with the most recent webinar at the top.


Issue Briefs



Last Modified: 12/13/2016