University of Michigan offering free screenings for National Depression Screening Day
6:01 AM, Oct 11, 2018
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(WXYZ) - The University of Michigan is offering free screenings for National Depression Screening Day on Thursday.
Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults every year.
Screenings are a good way to find out if depression might be the cause of feelings like prolonged sadness, anxiety, irritability, loss of pleasure, hopelessness and worthlessness, and even physical pain.
Free one-on-one confidential screenings with a trained mental health professional will be available on Thursday at the following locations:
Michigan Medicine Office of Counseling and Workplace Resilience, D2101 Medical Professional Building, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Available to Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and immediate family members
UM Depression Center, in partnership with the College of Engineering and Rackham Graduate School, Duderstadt Center on North Campus, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Open to the public, no university affiliation needed
For the general public, the U-M Psychological Clinic offers confidential, anonymous online mental health screenings on its website.
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