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Mood Disorder

Manual: Adolescent Coping With Depression Course
Kaiser Permanente Research, 1990
These materials are for the use of mental health professionals, to deliver group cognitive-behavioral treatment or prevention to teenagers. Also included, is a manual to use for parent groups.

Toolkit: The MacArthur Depression Toolkit
The MacArthur Foundation’s Initiative on Depression and Primary Care, 2009
This toolkit supports primary care clinicians in caring for their patients who suffer from depression. The care management process recommended here builds on US Preventive Service Task Force, NIMH guidelines, and other evidence-based sources.
Toolkit: Guidelines of Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC) Tool Kit
The Reach Institute, 2010
The GLAD-PC Toolkit helps primary care providers to put the GLAD-PC guidelines into effect. This toolkit was developed with the input of experts from the areas of adolescent depression, primary care behavioral medicine, parent and family advocacy, guideline development, and quality improvement.
Resource Guide: Identification, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Adolescent Depression (Major Depressive Disorder), 2015
This web-based program is a best evidence based program that was designed to enhance the knowledge of primary health care providers (primary care physicians and other members of health care teams) to better identify, assess, diagnose and treat adolescent depression (including suicide evaluation).
Video: Depression
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015
This video focuses on using motivational interviewing techniques to identify and address depression.
Resource Guide: Depression
National Institute of Mental Health, 2015
This resource guide discusses the signs and symptoms of depression, as well as recommendations for receiving help and treatment options. It is also available in Spanish.
Mood Disorder
Toolkit: Mood Disorder
Collaborative Mental Health Care, 2015
The toolkits aims to increase healthcare providers’ awareness and understanding of the epidemiology, symptoms and identification of mood disorders as well as provide examples of some recommended treatments.


The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.

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