From: Hokie Wellness

According to data from the National Institute of Mental Health, in 2015, approximately three million adolescents aged 12 to 17 in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in the previous year. More than two million experience depression that impedes their daily function. Nearly six million teens have had an anxiety disorder.

Join Hokie Wellness for Parenting Series: Teen Depression & Anxiety: What Parents Need to Know, on Wednesday, June 21, from 12-1:30 p.m. at the North End Center, room 2420. Megan Propps, licensed professional counselor, from Healing Tree Counseling in Blacksburg, will have an open discussion about what depression and anxiety looks like in teens, how to recognize it, and what to do next.

Registration is required. For more information, contact Hokie Wellness at 540-231-8878.