Factsheet: Take a Depression ScreeningWhether for heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or depression - health screenings provide a quick and easy way to spot the first signs of serious illness and can reach people who might not otherwise seek professional medical advice. Clinical depression is a common medical illness affecting more than 19 million American Adults each year. Like screenings for other illnesses, depression screenings should be a routine part of healthcare.
Why Screen for Depression?
One of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you have symptoms of depression is by taking a free, confidential depression-screening test.
For More Information:For help finding treatment, support groups, medication information, help paying for your medications, your local Mental Health America affiliate, and other mental health-related services in your community, please contact us.
If you or someone you know is in crisis now, seek help immediately. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24 hour crisis center or dial 911 for immediate assistance.
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