U-M partners with area public school districts on depression awareness

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Teens across Washtenaw County have a better understanding of depression and how to seek help for themselves or others, thanks to a partnership between the University of Michigan Depression Center and area public school districts.

A new study shows that teen-developed depression-awareness campaigns created through the program had a major impact in 10 high schools.

Now, the Depression Center is offering the manual for the program — the Peer-to-Peer Depression Awareness Program, or P2P — online for any school to use.

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