Year: 2002 Source: CASP News, v.11, no.1, (January 2002), p.1-2 SIEC No: 20030312

This article describes the “Partners for Life” program developed by the Quebec Mental Illness Foundation. The program is aimed at adolescents, aged 14-18, & is intended to raise awareness of depression as an important risk factor linked to suicide. An evaluation of the program found that the program increased adolescents’ understanding of depession & contributed to changing attitudes towards help seeking.