Helpful resources for mental health clinicians
- MoodFx (pronounced “Mood Effects”)
Our new, free, internet app for depression screening and depression symptom tracking. Screens for and monitors symptoms of depression, anxiety, cognition, and work functioning, using the clinically valid PHQ-9, GAD-7, LEAPS, among others. Learn more about MoodFx here.
- Lam Employment Absence and Productivity Scale (LEAPS)
A brief, clinically and scientifically validated scale assessing work functioning in individuals with depression useful for clinical practice.
- Antidepressant Skills at Work
Written by experts on workplace depression, this is a user-friendly self-management tool that is available for free download on the internet; a paper copy can also be purchased.
- Lam, Public talk on Workplace Depression and MoodFx (PowerPoint file)
Slides from a public talk on workplace depression presented by Dr. Raymond Lam at the Mood Disorders Centre Clinical Day in August 2014. Provides important facts about workplace depression and measurement-based care for depression.
- Working Through It
An initiative of the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace; provides strategies and tools for employers and employees to improve workplace mental health.
- Mental Health Works
Sponsored by the Canadian Mental Health Association, it is a resource for employers and employees about workplace depression and other mental health issues.
- Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT)
CANMAT offers a variety of information for the public, for health care providers, and for policy developers and others. Key disease information and detailed treatment advice is available for the public, while providers can obtain treatment guidelines for mood disorders and key Continuing Education information.
- Partnership for Workplace Mental Health
A program of the American Psychiatric Foundation that works with businesses to ensure that employees and their families living with mental illness receive effective care.