We are looking for teen and young adult speakers who have experienced depression and bipolar disorder. Our teen speakers travel to schools, community organizations, and businesses around Massachusetts to share their personal stories to offer education and hope. These events are geared toward teens/students and/or adults.
Volunteers gain public speaking experience, media training, community service, and peer-to-peer support.
Volunteers are integral to the success of our organization. You can help us by:
Filling out a volunteer form indicating how you want to be involved (e.g., distribute materials, be a media contact, provide a Family Profile)
Please also include your pronouns in your response to our posting.
391 Totten Pond Road, Suite 101, Waltham, MA 02451, US
Families for Depression Awareness helps families recognize and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides. We offer education, training, and support to unite families and help them heal while coping with mood disorders.
Families for Depression Awareness continues to be the premier national organization specializing in practical education and action-based training for family caregivers whose loved ones are dealing with a mood disorder. Our mission is to help families recognize, address, and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides. Through nationwide webinars, online tools, publications, and in-person workshops in Massachusetts we provide up-to-date and relevant education, training, and support that specifically meet the needs of families. Our programs aid participants in recognizing depression in themselves and others and getting help so that no one suffers alone with untreated depression.