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Depression on College Campuses Conference

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2010 Depression on College Campuses conference! We hope you that were inspired and re-invigorated by the experience. This year's conference attracted approximately 400 attendees from 23 states and 55 campuses/institutions. This broad national representation, and cross-section of different campuses and disciplines, is what makes the Depression on College Campuses Conference unique. We greatly appreciate your continued support for this annual event!

2010 Conference Highlights

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Opening Keynote Presentation

Invisible: Student Voices, Mental Health, and the College Experience 

U-M Educational Theatre Company; Callie McKee, Director


Thursday, March 11, 2010

Opening Panel Discussion

Student Outreach to Diverse Audiences
Moderator: Alison Malmon, Executive Director, Active Minds
A panel discussion featuring students from different campuses discussing innovative mental health outreach programs designed to reach students from diverse identity groups.

Panelists: Melanie Gutermuth, Texas State University; Katie Hanna, Oregon State University; Andrew Striker, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Eric Troy Wright, Jr., Florida A & M University.

Mental Health Outreach Among College Student Military Veterans by Melanie Gutermuth
Mens Project Poster by Katie Hanna
Suicide & LGBT Students by Andrew Striker
Looking Good, Acting Strangely: How Florida A&M University effectively infiltrated the stigmatization of a Black College campus by Eric Troy Wright

Concurrent Sessions

Closing Keynote Presentation

Happiness is Different Things to Different People: Subjective Well-being in Global Perspective
Ronald F. Inglehart, Ph.D., Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor of Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights; Professor of Political Science, College of Literature Science and the Arts; Research Professor, Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research; University of Michigan


Special Thanks to our Donors

The Depression on College Campuses Conference organizers would like to thank the following for their financial contributions to this effort. Without their support and collaboration, this University-wide initiative would not be possible.


Katherine and Tom Goldberg


The Charles E. Kubly Foundation
William and Lisa Ford Foundation

University of Michigan

Medical School
College of Engineering
Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies
Office of the Provost
School of Social Work
Office of the Vice President, Division of Student Affairs
Counseling and Psychological Services
University Health Service
Office of the Vice President for Research
Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
School of Public Health
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Law School
School of Nursing
Office of the Dean, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
School of Kinesiology
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
School of Information
School of Natural Resources and Environment