Strategies for Combating Depression (Grades 9-12)

Depression Awareness (Grades 9-12)
Strategies for Combating Depression (Grades 9-12)

Intervention and treatment can significantly help teens who are experiencing depression. In this module, we provide students with strategies for actively combating depression, as well as encouragement to seek support from adults and medical professionals. We provide steps teens can take towards overall wellness along with very specific, practical suggestions they can implement in their day-to-day lives to maintain good mental health.

  1. Grades 9-12 - 9 minutes
    This version is designed for high school students.
Course Authors
John Mayer
John E. Mayer, PhD, is a practicing clinical psychologist and a visiting professor at the University of Nuevo Leon in Mexico. He specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, young adults, families, violent and acting-out patients, and substance abusers. He is a consultant to many schools for particularly extreme situations, crisis management and intervention.