For Parents, Teachers, School Counselors and Staff, Youth Workers, and Other Caring Adults
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT
Presented by Michael Tsappis, M.D.
This 1-hour webinar trains adults to recognize depression in teens and know how to help. Watch live for the opportunity to ask questions of our presenter!
Watch our Teen Depression Webinar and learn from
Dr. Michael Tsappis, as he discusses
- How to distinguish between depression and teen angst
- What you should know about self-injury, bullying, and other concerns
- How to talk to teens about depression
- How to get help for a struggling teen
- How to address challenges such as the refusal of help
About our Expert Presenter:
Michael W. Tsappis, M.D., is the psychiatrist for the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry. He holds an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. After completing his medical education he acquired post-graduate specialty training in general psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Tsappis is particularly interested in understanding psychiatric illness in the context of human development and a changing social environment.
After viewing the webinar, take our survey to receive a free set of Parent and Teen Depression and Bipolar Disorder Wellness Guides
Want to do more and help others learn about teen depression?
Twenty percent of teens will suffer from depression by the end of their teenage years, and suicide is now the second-leading cause of death among those aged 15-24. What can you do?
You can facilitate a Teen Depression Workshop in your own community. Click to learn more about and order a copy of our Teen Depression Workshop.
Special thanks to our current Teen Depression Program funders:
George Harrington Trust
Thomas Anthony Pappas Charitable Foundation
Rebecca Pomroy Foundation
Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation
John Donnelly Trust
Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation
Lindner Center of HOPE