Autism Society of Oregon Autism Society of Oregon on Facebook

Oregon Chapter

Event Calendar

Teen Depression Webinar

Teen Depression Webinar

Free Teen Depression Webinar for Parents, School Staff, and Youth Workers

Wednesday, November 13, 4-5 p.m. EST (1 p.m. PST)

Learn how to recognize signs of depression in teens and how to get them the support they need

Why is teen depression an important issue?

  • The average age-of-onset for depression is 14 years old.
  • By the end of their teen years, 20% of people have depression.
  • More than half of teens who have depression will attempt suicide.
  • Like many illnesses, depression is treatable – more than 70% of teens respond to a combination of medication and therapy.
  • Left unaddressed, child and teen depression can lead to drug and alcohol abuse or additional behavioral problems. Depression is a treatable medical condition.
  • With training, parents can help their children navigate depressive disorders and prevent potential life-threatening situations.

What is the Teen Depression Webinar?

In this one-hour webinar, we discuss:

  • What is teen depression?
  • What are behaviors of concern, including self-injury?
  • How to talk to teens about depressive disorders?
  • What are the treatment options?
  • Where to get help?
  • How to address difficulties that may arise, such as the refusal of help?

After the webinar, complete the online evaluation and we’ll send you the set of

Depression and Bipolar Wellness Guides for Parents and Teens for free! (Available in English and Spanish.)

Register for the free Teen Depression webinar at