Depression Test - Alexa Skill

Depression Test

Jorge Martin

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Provides a depression test using the PHQ9-Patient Health Questionare.

This Depression Test app administrators the PHQ9-Patient Health Questionnaire. The PHQ-9 is a self assessment tool created by Pfizer. This tool is used to help individuals measure their level of depression. This test serves only for the purpose of education and guidance. This is not a substitute for professional help. For a complete assessment and accurate results please follow-up with a licensed professional. Reason for this app: There are so many individuals that are fearful of speaking up, seeking help and tend to suffer alone. Having the PHQ-9 available will not substitute a real evaluations from a licensed professional, but can motivate those who suspect they may be depress to seek help. The goal of the assessment would be to help users gage their depression, be given a reliable score and resources to encourage them to seek help. There are many people that suffer alone, and being a social worker I see this every day. Most individuals tend to be fearful of speaking up due to stigma. With this App a person can have a reliable tool to use at home, with a device that can help them navigate the resources and open the lines of communication. Please check with your local mental health crisis line local psychiatric hospital, walk-in clinic, local hospital emergency room/urgent care center or dial 9-1-1 for any immediate help. ***********Resources*********** Suicide Prevention Lifeline https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number: 1-800-273-8255 Crisis Text Line http://www.crisischat.org Text “Start” to 741-741 National Alliance of Mental Illness http://www.nami.org/ Phone Number: 1-800-950-6264 United Way Worldwide http://211.org/services/crisis-and-emergency Phone Number: 2-1-1 Veterans Crisis Line https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ 1-800-271-8255 Press 1 Text: 838255 The National Domestic Violence Hotline www.thehotline.org 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)


Invocation Name

depression test

Interaction Examples

Alexa, open depression test.
start a new test.
ask depression test to start a new test.

Release Date

January 19th 2017