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Supporting Older Adults’ Mental Health: Using principles and values to promote best practice

The following principles and values are intended to guide the development of policies, programs, and services that promote and support the mental health of older adults, as well as programs and services for older adults who are living with mental health problems and illnesses. These principles and values are informed by the Seniors Mental Health Policy Lens and are fully integrated within the Guidelines for Comprehensive Mental Health Services for Older Adults in Canada

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