Peer-to-Peer Depression Awareness Program Now Available to High Schools

High school students can make a major impact on their schoolmates’ understanding of depression, and their attitudes about seeking help for themselves or others, according to a new study from the U-M Depression Center.

The findings come from a rigorous evaluation of a U-M-designed program that students and educators used in 10 high schools. The manual for the program, called the Peer-to-Peer Depression Awareness Program or P2P, is now available online for free for any school to use.

MICHR supported an earlier version of the P2P program with the Community University Partnership Seed grant.

Read the full Michigan Medicine article here.