Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
International Psychogeriatric Association

Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
1-10 October 2022

10 October 22

Welcome to the final day of Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week!

As we wrap up this 2nd annual event on World Mental Health Day, we thank you for visiting, viewing, participating and sharing the many programs, resources, video messages and more throughout this Week. Mental health issues affect people of all ages, and older adults must not be left behind- in research, in diagnosis, in treatment and in care.

In conjunction with World Mental Heath Day, Professor Gabriel Ivbijaro, Secretary-General WFMH, would like to highlight the World Mental Health Day contribution from IPA, raising wellness and mental health awareness in older adults, shares this message:


Our Final Message from IPA's President-Elect, Prof. Anne Margriet Pot:

And these resources in support of World Mental Health Day:

Come together at our 2023 Lisbon Congress to continue supporting Better Mental Health for Older People
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