|Panama: depression and adolescence|
A Central American subregional workshop on "Identification, diagnosis and treatment of depression in adolescents" was held in
During the discussions, particular attention was paid to the integration of the mental health component into primary care. The prevalence of depression in teens and high suicide rates in this age group in some countries of the Subregion, justify the development of specific intervention methodologies. Professionals from Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua attended the workshop.