TABLE 1

Provider Responses to the Follow-up Questionnaire

Question% (n)
Are you more comfortable addressing adolescent depression?a
    Same, % (n)18 (2)
    Somewhat more comfortable64 (7)
    Much more comfortable18 (2)
Are you more comfortable addressing suicidal thoughts/attempts?a
    Same18 (2)
    Somewhat more comfortable64 (7)
    Much more comfortable18 (2)
Are you more willing to initiate medication?b
    Same82 (9)
    Somewhat more willing18 (2)
    Much more willing0 (0)
Are you more willing to maintain medication?b
    Same36 (4)
    Somewhat more willing64 (7)
    Much more willing0 (0)
Are you more willing to provide supportive counseling?b
    Same55 (6)
    Somewhat more willing36 (4)
    Much more willing9 (1)
Do you think referrals to mental health services have increased or decreased since the start of the protocol?c
    Decreased0 (0)
    Same27 (3)
    Increased73 (8)
  • The final follow-up form was given at 6 months.

  • a Choices were much less comfortable, somewhat less comfortable, same, somewhat more comfortable, and much more comfortable.

  • b Choices were much less willing, somewhat less willing, same, somewhat more willing, and much more willing.

  • c Choices were decreased, same, and increased.