Postpartum depression (PPD) affects up to 15% of mothers in the U.S. Prevalence rates as high as 54% have been documented among Latina women, who are significantly less likely to receive postpartum mental health care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) are effective evidence-based psychosocial interventions (EBPIs) for treating PPD among ethnic populations. These […]

National data indicate 7.5-12% adolescents are diagnosed with depression (MDD) each year. Adolescents across the spectrum of MDD severity are at risk for lifelong negative outcomes such as increased odds for MDD recurrence into adulthood. Despite the rise in MDD in adolescence, only 1% of U.S. youths receive outpatient care for MDD each year with […]

Suicide is a major public health concern. Over the past year, 1 in 5 high school students have seriously considered suicide, and 1 in 13 have attempted suicide. Schools provide a uniquely suitable environment for the identification and management of suicide risk, yet there is no evidence-based individual-level psychosocial intervention tailored for school clinicians to […]

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