The PHQ-9 identifies the common symptoms of depressive disorders, and is not designed to provide a diagnosis of clinical depression. An accurate diagnosis for depression and other psychiatric disorders can only be made by a qualified medical or mental health professional after a complete evaluation, including a physical exam to rule out any medical illnesses or conditions.
Your responses to these questions are strictly confidential.
Your answers show you might be at risk for harming yourself.
If you are having thoughts of suicide, please call Colorado Crisis Services at 1.844.493.TALK (8255) or visit coloradocrisisservices.org for immediate assistance.
If you are outside of Colorado, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800.273.TALK (8255) or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org.