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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to Host Depression Screenings for Students

September 20th, 2012

Story Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430, BasiC@missouri.edu

WHAT: The University of Missouri Counseling Center and Suicide Prevention Task Force will host a depression screening day for MU students. Both organizations will have computer stations at multiple locations on campus.

The online screenings will help determine a student’s level of depression and anxiety. Counseling Center staff will be on site to discuss the screening scores with students and what they can do to make their lives healthier.

The MU Counseling Center promotes the success and growth of individuals in the MU community while fostering personal, intellectual and psychological well-being.

WHO: MU students

WHEN & WHERE:   Thursday, Sept. 20

 

Locations and times of screenings:

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Student Center

Women’s Center, Room G108

Multicultural Center, Room G107

LGBTQ Resource Center, G225

Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center, G210

Wellness Resource Center, G202

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Memorial Union North

Veteran’s Center, Room N5

Memorial Union South

Office of Disability Services, Room S5

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Main lounge, Lathrop Hall

NOTE: All screenings and services are provided to MU students at no additional cost. The Counseling Center is supported, in part, through the MU Student Activity Fee. For more information, please visit: http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/Mizzou

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