Depression Protocols

Protocols/Algorithms related to depression screening and treatment

We believe that sustained, significant improvement cannot be made without employing a standardized, algorithmic approach to care.  Further, where evidence may be lacking, consensus or practice agreement are necessary. Below are the most current algorithms or protocols related to care of patients with depression in our clinic.

Depression Screening Algorithm

Initial Depression Treatment Algorithm

Selected Antidepressant Medications

Acute Phase Clinic Treatment Algorithm

For suicidality risk assessment, response protocols and forms see Depression Care Program / Suicidality