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Behavioral Health for Older Adults

According to the CDC, 20% of people age 55 years or older experience some type of mental health concern. Get information and resources on how to manage your mental health as you age. Contact your doctor or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline if you need immediate help: 800-273-8255.

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