Depression Screening Day

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday March 5, 2018
      12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Piedmont Room, Student Center
  • Phone:
  • URL:
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    Free
  • Extras:
Contact

Janice Harewood

janice.harewood@studentlife.gatech.edu

404-894-2575

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Stop by and get a free, anonymous screening.

Full Summary: Stop by and get a free, anonymous screening.

Just like screening for any other health problem, screening for depression is important because it allows health care providers to detect the problem early on, and increases the chances that treatment will be more effective. Screenings are often the first step in getting help.

Facts about Depression

  • 15 million. The number of Americans adults experiencing major depression in a given year
  • 51%. The percentage of Americans diagnosed with major depression in a given year who are treated for depression
  • 80% to 90%: Percentage of people with depression who show improvement when treated for depression

Screenings are conducted by the Georgia Tech Counseling Center.

The Counseling Center is located on the second floor of the Smithgall Student Services Building (Flag Building). The Counseling Center offers a range of services for Georgia Tech students and for the wider campus community.

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Counseling Center, General, Student Life

Invited Audience
Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Other/Miscellaneous
Keywords
depression screening, counseling center, wellness, health and wellbeing
Status
  • Created By: Sara Warner
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 16, 2018 - 3:31pm
  • Last Updated: Jan 16, 2018 - 3:32pm