Depression Screening

Please note: This questionnaire is a screening and possible indicator of symptoms, NOT a diagnosis. Also, the use of this screening is NOT monitored, and information about results is NOT collected.

Please contact a health professional to complete an evaluation for depression and/or other mental health concerns. Please see link for counseling resources in San José area:

Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)

Over the last two weeks, how often have you been
bothered by any of the following problems?


Depression severity:
0 - 4 none
5 - 9 mild
10 - 14 moderate
15 - 27 severe

If you are having thoughts or plans of attempting suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), dial 9-1-1, or be safely taken to the nearest emergency department.

If you are a current San Jose State University student, you can contact SJSU Counseling and Psychological Services at 408-924-5910 to make an appointment to obtain counseling (please use the crisis resources above if in immediate danger).

If you are in physical danger and on campus, call the SJSU University Police at 408-924-2222. If you in are in danger and off campus, call 9-1-1.