Teen Depression Training

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Teen Depression WebinarFor Parents, Teachers, School Counselors and Staff, and Youth Workers


This webinar trains caring adults to recognize depression in teens and know what to do to help.

Presented by Nadja Reilly, PhD

The program covers

  • What is teen depression
  • What are behaviors of concern, including self-injury
  • How to talk to teens about depression
  • What role bullying plays in child and teen depression
  • How is depression treated in teens
  • Where to get help
  • How to address difficulties that may arise, such as the refusal of help

Our next webinar airs live on April 28, 2015. If you're not on our email list, sign up now to be notified when registration is open!

More information to come!

Watch the teen videos

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
TJX Foundation
Rebecca Pomroy Foundation
Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation
John Donnelly Trust
Hart Foundation
Foundation for MetroWest
Samerian Foundation
Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation
Watertown Community Foundation

and MA Behavioral Health Partnership sponsors Teen Depression education program



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If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 800-273-TALK or 911 immediately. For crisis support via text message, text LISTEN to 741741.