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Helping a Friend With Depression

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

With almost 30 percent of college students reporting problems with depression, dealing with a depressed friend or roommate is a feature of college life.  Students often have trouble figuring out what to do for their friends and how far their responsibilities extend.  The Center's online dialog project for undergraduates, The Big Q, focuses this week on the duties of friendship when someone they care about is having trouble functioning. The best student response wins a $100 Amazon gift card.