Research has shown that the leading cause of suicide is untreated or inadequately treated clinical depression, a serious illness that affects over 20 million Americans.
Depression, if left untreated, can be fatal.
Are you worried that someone you love might have depression? Are you worried that you might have depression?
Please take a moment to click on the link below and complete the five-minute questionnaire. While not a formal diagnosis, experiencing the symptoms listed on this questionnaire might suggest a clinical depression. You can print out the results and bring them with you to a medical doctor for a more complete evaluation.
By clicking on the link and taking the time to complete this quick questionnaire, you begin the conversation: a conversation that introduces the topic of possible depression and encourages help-seeking behavior.
The good news is that depression is quite treatable, and successful treatment begins with diagnosis.
Complete the following steps:
- Print out the questionnaire
- Fill in the first page of the questionnaire
- Take both pages to your medical doctor for assessment