Well of Wisdom ~ The Wisdom Coalition Podcast

Healing from an epidemic of depression ~ Dr. Sirry Alang, Lehigh University

What in the world is going on with our young people? Studies right now show that major depression is on the rise among all age groups, but is rising fastest among teens and young adults. What can we aim at to stop this awful surge that’s being called an epidemic by mental health experts? Dr. Sirry Alang, who is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Health, Medicine, and Society at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, shares her thoughts on why this is happening, what can be done about it and what we should be on the look-out for in the young people in our lives.