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Assessment Tools

Taking a mental health screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.

Screening tests don't diagnose mental disorders. Instead, they're powerful tools for beginning to fully understand your mental health and to decide if you should see a mental health professional. Additionally, mental health screening tests allow people of all ages to identify and discuss problems before they spiral down and out of control.

  • Depression Test
  • Anxiety Test
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Test
  • Perma Wellbeing Assessment - In his 2011 book “Flourish,” Dr. Martin Seligman, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and one of the founders of the field of positive psychology, defined 5 pillars of wellbeing: PERMA (positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, accomplishment). The PERMA­‐Profiler measures these five pillars, along with negative emotion and health. The measure can be taken online for free after registering
  • The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing scale was developed to enable the monitoring of mental wellbeing. The tool is a 14-item scale with 5 response categories, summed to provide a single score ranging from 14-70.
  • The Oldenburg Burnout Inventory - The free version of this tool uses an informal approach to assessing burnout. 
    If you prefer rigorously validated tests, then the Maslach Burnout Inventory developed by Christina Maslach, one of the leading researchers in the field of burnout, may be useful.

Guiding Literature

4th Aim Continuous Improvement

A brief, internal survey may be a vehicle for assessing your department or section’s state of wellbeing. Click here for an overview of a possible process to start the conversation in your department or section.

Culture and Connection

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