SCREENING TOOLS

WHAT IS THE PHQ?

The PHQ is a brief screening tool for several mental health difficulties including depression. anxiety, disordered eating, and alcohol abuse. The PHQ was developed by Drs. Robert L Spitzer, Janet B.W. Williams, Kurt Kroenke and colleagues, with an educational grant from Pfizer Inc. The PHQ is in the public domain. No permission is required to reproduce, translate, display or distribute. Click here for more information on the PHQ.


WHAT IS THE CAGE-AID?

The CAGE-AID is an adapted version of the CAGE screening tool, used for detecting a problem with alcohol and drugs. The CAGE-AID was developed by Dr. Richard L. Brown and Laura A. Saunders. The CAGE-Al D is in the public domain. Click here for more information on the CAGE-AID.