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Did you know... Frequent mental distress (FMD) may interfere with major life activities, such as eating well, maintaining a household, working, or sustaining personal relationships. Hispanics had a higher prevalence of FMD (13.2%) compared to white, non-Hispanics (8.3%) or black, non-Hispanics (11.1%).
Source: CDC, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006

Emory Geriatric Psychiatry Services

Emory University Services for Older Adults


For depression and other mood disorders:

  • Weekly Peer Support Group for Older Adults
    Call 404-712-6943


For other related concerns:

Geriatric Medicine Services at Emory Healthcare
Call 404-778-7777 and visit this website.

Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Call 404-728-6950 and visit:

Emory Movement Disorder Program
Call Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5 pm  404-778-3444 (non-surgical needs) and visit this website

Emory Clinic Sleep Center
Call 404-712-7533 (SLEEP) and visit this website.

To access mental health, substance abuse and crisis services 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line: 1-800-715-4225

For general information on local Aging and Disabilities Resources, contact the Atlanta Regional Commission / Atlanta Area Agency on Aging
Call 404-463-3333 and visit:


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