Behavioral Health

Presentation- Lessons Learned from a Two-State Partnership to Address Social Isolation and Depression using PEARLS

The Florida Health Network and MAC, Inc. Living Well Center of Excellence are collaborating to measure social isolation as a risk factor for depression in rural and low income older adults. Individuals identified with depression will participate in eight one-on-one PEARLS sessions. The two organizations are testing multiple reimbursement strategies to ensure program sustainability.

Webinar: Suicide Prevention Among Older Adults

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, this webinar will describe the prevalence of and risk factors for suicide among older adults, discuss how suicide is being addressed at the federal level, and share behavioral health resources. It will feature PEARLS, a national evidence-based program for the treatment of depression.

Webinar: Suicide Prevention and Older Adults

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, this webinar will feature expert speakers highlighting risk factors for suicide among older adults and successful strategies for preventing suicide. Additionally, learn more about a recently developed toolkit for senior centers on suicide prevention.