Self assessment and screening tools are used to learn more about yourself – your likes and dislikes, your strengths and limitations, your level of well-being or distress.
This section contains links to credible websites with questionnaires and other resources. We have provided these links as a way to help you reflect on your current concerns and challenges so as to decide whether additional assistance is indicated.
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Sometimes when we are struggling, it's hard to step back and get a clear look at how we are doing. Here are questions you can ask yourself to help you get a picture of what's going on with you. If you find that you are agreeing with some or many of these statements, you may want to visit your doctor to help you figure out what's going on.
Assessing our mental health is not as simple to do as measuring our physical health. There are no scales or endurance tests that rate mental fitness. But with the help of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Meter, you can reflect on your unique strengths and identify areas where your level of mental fitness could be improved to help you cope with all of life’s up and downs.
Do you find it difficult to balance the different roles in your life? Take this quiz to see if you’re in balance.
The Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CESD) Scale questionnaire was developed in the 1970’s to detect clinical depression. It asks you to report the frequency with which each of twenty events was experienced during the previous week.
Use this coping strategies evaluation form from the WebMD Stress Management Health Center to review how you cope with stress.
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America offers a number of screening tools to be taken online then printed and discussed with your health care provider. Wide ranging public education webinars are also available.
Screening tools include:
The free membership to MyFitnessPal provides tools for weight control, apps of exercise and activity monitoring and fitness blogs galore.
After losing a loved one to suicide, you may find yourself asking one question over and over again: “Why?”
It’s normal for such a question to arise as you cope with suicide loss. Now you have the opportunity to share your feelings about your loss. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will present a Survivors of Suicide Support Group on the first Tuesday of every month beginning May 2015.