Interact Peer Leadership & Depression Prevention

A wellness resource for communities everywhere, the Peer Leadership & Depression Prevention project is delivered through Rotary and, often, its Interact teen group. They normalize the conversation by co-facilitating curricula after completing train-the-trainer provided through this Boston Children’s Hospital link:
BreakFreeFromDepression.org

The program was first implemented in the USA; it is replicated in other countries through local Rotary and Interact clubs.  Here is a video with teens in India:

All Rotary clubs are encouraged to launch it in your community and help bring it into other countries; here is how: PLDP  full share overview

Interact member Joey Kinyanjui presenting art on emotional wellness at McLean Hospital

Interact member Joey Kinyanjui presenting art on emotional wellness at McLean Hospital

 

 

 

You may download an Interact tri-fold and the project guide (PLDP Procedure Manual), which lists outcomes from the United States and Puerto Rico.  The outcomes update from the current implementation in India may be viewed here.

Questions? Contact Rotary District 7910 Interact Committee Co-Chair Bob Anthony (telephone 781-727-8617 or email BobAnthony@AdolescentWellness.org).

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