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March 9-10, 2016
Rackham Graduate School
915 E. Washington St
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Social support and interpersonal relationships are important for both mental and physical health. Despite impressions that today’s college students are hyper-engaged with the world around them, many are actually under-connected to the people and resources that could be most beneficial to their overall well-being. According to a recent study, college freshmen are spending less time with friends than ever. In addition, for students struggling with mental health concerns, their symptoms can make it difficult to start new relationships, or to get the most out of existing relationships – be it with peers, romantic partners, family members, professors, campus administrators, or clinicians.

Join us for the 14th Annual Depression on College Campuses Conference to learn about new research findings, model programs, and innovative strategies to encourage the formation of positive interpersonal relationships which promote student mental health.

The conference will feature a choice of intensive three-hour workshops in addition to keynote presentations, panel discussions, and concurrent sessions.

This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 9.0 total Category I contact education contact hours.

Applications have been made to provide Continuing Education credits for social workers and certified counselors. Please check back in January for confirmation of the number of credit that will be provided.

Registration is FREE for all students from any campus. Registration fee for non-students is $135 before February 6th, and $150 after February 6th.

Cancellation and refund policy

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For more information, contact Trish Meyer at 734-763-7495 or

We hope to see you in March!