Clinical Guidelines

Discover the first guidelines on anxiety in older adults.


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Anxiety in Older Adults

Anxiety is not a normal part of aging and misconceptions about anxiety in older adults have led to it being underrecognized and undertreated. It is a treatable mental health condition and there are many evidence-based interventions that can be helpful.

Cover of the CCSMH Anxiety Clinical Guidelines

Canadian Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety in Older Adults

CCSMH developed a first of its kind national guidelines for anxiety in older adults to help support health, mental health, and social care providers with the assessment and treatment of anxiety.

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