Depression

Questions in the Depression section emphasize screening, education, counseling and training available for employees.

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91. Provide free or subsidized clinical assessment for depression by a provider followed by directed feedback and clinical referral when appropriate?

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Interactive Screening Program

Depression: A Costly Condition for Business

Mental Health America – B4State4 Video

92. Provide access to a self-administered depression screening tool that provides a feedback report with recommendations for clinical action as needed?

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Interactive Screening Program

Mental Health America: B4State4 Video

Mental Health Screenings

93. Provide educational materials on preventing, detecting, and treating depression?

Educational Materials

Mental Health America: B4State4 Video

Mental Health Works

Recent News and Events

The Right Direction for Me

Working Well toolkit – See p.11-18

Workplace Mental Health

94. Provide and promote interactive educational programming on preventing, detecting, and treating depression?

Mental health First Aid

SAMHSA Resources

95. Provide and promote free or subsidized lifestyle coaching/counseling or self-management programs that equip employees with skills and motivation to set and meet their personal goals for managing depression?

Living Healthy with Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs

Working Well: Leading a Mentally Healthy Business – See p. 20-27

96. Provide training for managers that improves their ability to recognize depression and refer employees to company/community resources for managing depression?

Construction Industry Blueprint: Suicide in the Workplace – Slide #6

Mental Health Screenings

97. Provide health insurance coverage with free or subsidized out-of-pocket costs for depression medications?

Working Well: Leading a Mentally Healthy Business – See p. 20-22