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Depression on College Campuses Conference:

Best Practices & Innovative Strategies after 15 Years of Progress

March 20-21, 2017


Complimentary breakfast is provided on March 21.

To purchase a ticket to the Banquet Lunch on the 21st ($15), select the appropriate ticket below

About DOCC

Much of the work raising awareness and destigmatizing the issue of depression on college campuses that started at the inaugural Depression on College Campuses Conference 15 years ago has been successful, yet the landscape of college campuses continues to change. We have ushered in a new generation of students with unique needs, and colleges are faced with an ever increasing demand for services. The 2017 Depression on College Campuses Conference will look at the scope and consequences of the problem as it currently exists, and discuss the ways that colleges are responding as we look ahead to the next 15 years.

Join us as we honor the 15th Annual University of Michigan Depression on College Campuses Conference to learn about research studies, evidence-based practices, and model programs that demonstrate how colleges and universities are developing and implementing creative approaches to meet the growing demand for services. Particular emphasis will be paid to novel strategies to clinical service delivery, change management, and public health and prevention models aimed at the factors which impact student mental health and wellness. The conference will feature a choice of intensive three-hour workshops in addition to keynote presentations, panel discussions, and concurrent sessions.

The conference will be held March 20-21, 2017 at the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School Building in Ann Arbor. Registration is FREE for all students from any campus. Registration fee for non-students is $150 before February 6th, and $175 after February 6th.

CEUs will be offered for social workers, certified counselors, and certified health education specialists. For more information, contact Stephanie Salazar at or 734-232-0330.

We hope to see you in March!

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.

Corporate Sponsorship

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, USA, Inc. and Lundbeck, USA

Linda Aikens and Diane Orley on behalf of the George Orley Mental Wellness Initiative
William and Lisa Ford Foundation


Katherine and Tom Goldberg
Ada Louise Wilkie, in memory of Nancy Corinne Lombardi
Friends and family of Nancy Corinne Lombardi and Corinne Lombardi
The Orley Family, in loving memory of George A. Orley

University of Michigan
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
  • Law School
  • Newnan Academic Advising Center
  • Office of the Provost
  • Rackham Graduate School
  • Ross School of Business
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Information
  • School of Kinesiology
  • School of Music, Theatre & Dance
  • School of Natural Resources and Environment
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health
  • University Health Service