“Depression: Pathways to Resilience and Recovery” set for September 13

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The UCSF Depression Center and its Community Advisory Board, the Department of Psychiatry, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present "Depression: Pathways to Resilience and Recovery," a day-long event looking at the diagnosis, treatment, and impact of depression on Saturday, September 13 at UCSF's Cole Hall.

The symposium will feature a multitude of workshops on topics such as advances in treatment, depression’s impact on relationships, online tools for assessment and treatment, suicide prevention, and strategies for self-care and supporting loved ones. The event will also feature presentations by California Highway Patrol officer and "Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge" Sgt. Kevin Briggs, suicide attempt survivor Kevin Berthia, and director/writer/producer David Zucker.

"Depression: Pathways to Resilience and Recovery" is free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested. To find out more and register now, visit psych.ucsf.edu/depression2014.

 

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