Talk It Out Campaign


Talk It Out Billboard 1DOEA created mental health messaging through the Talk It Out Campaign and placed flyers in the bags of home-delivered meals. Social networking reiterated the fact that depression is not a normal part of growing older and listed numerous resources at #TalkItOutFL.

Most recently, over 32 Talk It Out billboards have gone up throughout the state. The #TalkItOut campaign was originally launched in March 2020 and continues to be a behavioral health resource.

Additionally, DOEA worked with the Aging Network and the Aging and Disability Resource Centers to step up telephone reassurance calls and averaged more than 50,000 calls a month over a three-month period through both responsive and proactive calls to check on the unmet needs, well-being, and safety of older residents.

These mental health initiatives aiming to reduce social isolation and improve well being, continue to be an important part of how DOEA serves older adults.

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