The Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center 29th Annual Research/Education Symposium

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Milan High School Implements New Depression Awareness Campaign with NNDC Center of Excellence, University of Michigan Depression Center

Milan High School implements new depression awareness campaign with University of Michigan By Joyce Ervin Special to Washtenaw Now  The Milan community was shocked and saddened when a depressed teen took his life in 2010. Supt. Bryan Girbach immediately took steps with a community outreach program, Washtenaw Alive, offering counseling …

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NNDC Executive Committee Member, Dr. David Katzelnick weighs in on the role patients play in improving quality of mental health care.

WHAT ROLE DO PATIENTS PLAY IN IMPROVING QUALITY OF CARE? A BIG ONE. Posted in Care Coordination | March 24, 2015 No comments David Katzelnick, M.D. Chair, Division of Integrated Behavioral Health, Mayo Clinic With a world of health information literally at our fingertips, patients are more informed and engaged than ever. Research indicates …

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A Personal Look into the Struggle of Living With Depression, from our affiliate partner organization Project Helping

Running from Myself.   I can not recall a time in my life where I didn’t struggle with depression. I feel that most of my depression stemmed from a nagging sense that something in my life was missing. No matter what I accomplished, I always felt I was in a …

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NNDC Executive Committee Memeber, Holly Lisanby, MD Named Director of Translational Research for NIMH

Lisanby named Director of Translational Research for NIMH On March 4, 2015, in Leadership Announcement, by Jill Boy The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has asked Holly Lisanby, MD, chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, to serve as its director for the Division …

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Depression Taking a Bigger Economic Toll on US

Depression taking a bigger economic toll on US Dan Mangan | @_DanMangan Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM The economic costs from the psychological affliction of depression have gotten significantly larger in recent years—and people suffering from that condition were hit particularly hard by the 2008 financial crisis, a …

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Non-Profit Affiliate Partner of the NNDC, Families for Depression Awareness Job Opening

Families for Depression Awareness, a non-profit affiliate partner of the NNDC, has the following job openings: Executive Director Reports to the Board Chair and Board of Directors Location: 395 Totten Pond Road, Suite 404, Waltham, MA 02451 Families for Depression Awareness ( is seeking a visionary, dynamic, collaborative leader who can …

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SAMHSA- 2015 Campus Suicide Prevention Grant

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) RFA Number: SM-15-008 Objectives: To facilitate a comprehensive public health approach to prevent suicide in institutions of higher education.  Opportunity: The grant is designed to assist colleges and universities in building essential capacity and infrastructure to support expanded efforts to promote wellness and help-seeking …

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NNDC Founding Chair, Dr. John Greden Comments on the Common Causes of Midlife Depression and What You Can Do About It

Midlife Depression: Common Causes and What You Can Do About It One in five women and one in six men will experience depression at some point in their lives. Given the prevalence of depression, it is important to know the signs of midlife depression, its causes and, most importantly, what …

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NNDC Faces of Depression Profile Articles

Meet NNDC Face of Depression-Glyniel Garner Please tell us a little about you: (where you live, age, education, profession, etc.) My name is Glyniel Garner. I am a 52 year old wife and mother of three children residing in the Jacksonville, Florida area. I am the founder of Life Enciplement …

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