DOCC 2022 will be March 9-10, 2022
With approximately one in four college students screening positive for depression, the opportunities to reach this critical age group while they are in an integrated college environment are significant. The University of Michigan Depression Center recognized this very early on, and in 2003, the UMDC launched the first annual Depression on College Campuses Conference.
Each year the Depression on College Campuses Conference hosts attendees from over 50 colleges and universities from across the nation for a focused review of recent research and practical advances in our understanding of depressive illnesses in college students. Participants leverage the power of combining a variety of perspectives to form innovative, interdisciplinary solutions to today’s complex campus mental health challenges.
Although the 2020 Depression on College Campuses Conference was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U-M Depression Center nevertheless awarded a pair of worthy students the George Orley Student Mental Health Advocate Award.Read More