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Speaker Series: Depression and Suicide in Adolescents

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

FIU’s Center for Children and Families invites you to their CCF Speaker Series with Dr. Randy P. Auerbach, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, College of Physicians.

His presentation is titled “Depression and Suicide in Adolescents” and will be taking place Friday, March 2nd, 2018 at noon in AHC 1- Room 110. Lunch with Dr. Auerbach will be held after the presentation.

Presentation Objectives:

-Describe why adolescence is a period of heightened risk for both depression and suicide.

-List the neurophysiological markers that contribute to depression risk in adolescents.

– Explain why anhedonia contribute to suicidal behaviors in youth.

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Academic Health Center 1-Center for Children and Families, Room 110
11200 s.w. 8th Street
Miami, 33199 United States
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