A downloadable resource for patients and families that describes the warning signs, related mental health conditions and factors that contribute to women's risk of depression.
A downloadable resource for patients and families that describes rates of depression, unique symptoms and related mental health conditions in men.
A resource for patients and families that describes the warning signs, related mental health conditions and factors that contribute to women's risk of depression.
- VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline Management of Major Depressive Disorder: Guideline, Summary, and Patient-Provider Tools
A VA site that provides links to the clinical practice guidelines for major depressive disorder and accompanying clinical support tools.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression in Veterans and Military Service members: Therapist Manual, Department of Veterans Affairs
A manual detailing the application of cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of depression specifically for the treatment of depressed veterans and military service members.
Designed for service members, veterans and others to use along with face-to-face treatment with a mental health provider in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
A portable stress management tool. Breathe2Relax is a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management.
Touch-screen technology allows the user to browse information on 17 topics, including sleep, depression, relationship issues, and post-traumatic stress. Brief self-assessments help the user measure and track symptoms, and tools are available to assist with managing specific problems.
Features problem-solving therapy (PST) tools designed to teach skills for overcoming life problems. PST is an evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatment for depression and other distress.
This app employs a professional behavioral health therapy called pleasant event scheduling (PES), which is used to overcome depression and build resilience. This app features augmented reality technology to help users find nearby enjoyable activities and makes activity suggestions with local options and the ability to invite friends.
Gives health care providers tools to guard against burnout and compassion fatigue as they help service members, veterans, and their families.
A mobile application that allows users to monitor and track emotional health. Originally developed as a tool for service members to easily record and review their behavior changes, particularly after combat deployments, it has now become very popular with many civilian users around the world.
A smartphone application designed for use by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment. The Virtual Hope Box contains simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking.