Depression Screening

Montclair Health Associates offers a Depression Screening program for individuals, and businesses and their employees.

Why Screen for Depression?
  • Clinical depression is a serious medical illness.
  • Clinical depression can lead to suicide.
  • Sometimes people with depression mistakenly believe that the symptoms of depression are a "normal part of life."
  • Clinical depression affects men and women of all ages, races and socioeconomic groups.
  • One in four women and one in ten men will experience depression at some point during their lifetime.
  • Two thirds of those suffering from the illness do not seek the necessary treatment.
  • Depression can co-occur and complicate other medical conditions.
  • More than 80% of all clinical depression cases can be effectively treated with medication, psychotherapy or a combination of both.
  • Screenings are often the first step in getting help.

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