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Montgomery County Public Schools will remain open today, December 15, 2017. Dismissal and all activities will continue as scheduled.

MENSAJES DE EMERGENCIA: 12/15/2017, 10:53 AM -- Refresque la página para actualizar mensaje

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery permanecerán abiertas hoy, viernes 15 de diciembre de 2017 en horario regular. Las actividades continuarán según programadas.

Depression Assessment

The first step in overcoming depression is recognizing the symptoms. Please check a response that best represents the way you have felt during the last 2 weeks.

If you have thoughts of hurting yourself, go directly to the nearest emergency room or call the Montgomery County Crisis Center at 240-777-4000. 

Find out about overcoming depression 

  None or a little of the time
(1 Point)
Some of the time
(2 Points)
Good part of the time
(3 Points)
Most or all of the time
(4 Points)
1. I feel sad        
2. My life is pretty empty        
3. I am getting too little or too much sleep        
4. I eat more or less than I used to        
5. I don’t feel useful and needed        
6. I am more moody than usual        
7. I get tired for no reason        
8. I have difficulty concentrating, remembering things, or making decisions        
9. I feel restless and irritable        
10. I don’t feel hopeful about the future        
11. I have trouble with constipation        
12. I don’t enjoy the things I used to do        
13. I have crying spells or feel like crying        
14. I have thoughts of suicide or death        
15. I notice that I am losing weight        
16. I have headaches or stomachaches for no physical reason        
17. I feel more interested in being alone        
18. I feel like cutting classes or dropping out of activities or hobbies        
19. I drink and/or take drugs more now to relax than I used to        

Score Recommendations
Below 38 Within Normal range
38 – 47 May be depressed. Consider calling EAP or another mental health professional.
48 and above Recommend calling EAP or another mental health professional.