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Your results indicate that you are not depressed. When you’re feeling low, lifestyle changes like exercising, eating well, managing stress, getting enough sleep, and other healthy habits may help. But if you’re having symptoms of depression, talk to your doctor, or reach out to someone else you trust to find support.

Your results indicate that you may be mildly depressed. Lifestyle changes like exercising, eating well, managing stress, getting enough sleep, and other healthy habits might help — or you may need professional treatment. Talking to your doctor about what you’re experiencing can help you find the right support.

Your results indicate that you could be moderately depressed. There are things you can do to help yourself, but you may also benefit from additional treatments, like therapy, medication, or both. Talking to your doctor about what you’re experiencing can help you find the right support.

Your results indicate that you could be experiencing moderately severe depression. Depression is very common, and most people who are treated for depression say it helps. Treatment may include counseling, medication, or a combination of both.Talking to your doctor about what you’re experiencing can help you find the right support.

Your results indicate that you could be severely depressed. Depression is very common, and most people who are treated for depression say it helps. Treatment may include counseling, medication, or a combination of both. Talk to your doctor about what you’re experiencing, or find support through another trusted resource.

If you’re a Kaiser Permanente member, we’ll help connect you to the care you need. You can talk to your doctor, or visit kp.org/mentalhealth anytime — and you don’t need a referral to make an appointment with a mental health professional.

If you feel like you can’t cope, that your life isn’t worth living, or if you’re having thoughts of suicide, get help now.

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Local crisis workers are available 24/7 to listen and help. If you think you or someone you care for is having a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.