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The State of Mental Health and Aging in America (MAHA)

Mental health is essential to overall health and well-being. The State of Mental Health and Aging in America Issue Briefs, created by CDC in partnership with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, provide a framework for examining the mental health of adults age 50 and older in the United States.

Issue Brief #1: What do the Data Tell Us?Issue Brief #1: What do the Data Tell Us?

Provides existing data and lays the foundation for understanding key issues related to mental health in older adults.

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Issue Brief #2: Addressing Depression in Older Adults: Selected Evidence-Based ProgrmsIssue Brief #2: Addressing Depression in Older Adults: Selected Evidence-Based Programs

Focuses on programs and resources to address depression in this population.

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