Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released a new mobile app, My Mental Health Crisis Plan, which allows individuals who have serious mental illness (SMI) to create a plan to guide their treatment during a mental health crisis. The app was developed through SMI Adviser, a project funded by SAMHSA and administered by the American Psychiatric Association. The app provides an easy, step-by-step process for individuals to create and share a psychiatric advance directive (PAD).
An overview of the definition of abuse in later life. Video presenter: Bonnie Brandl. Produced by the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and Terra Nova Films.