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Depression Care Management

The Depression Care Management Program (MOOD) at the Santa Clara Kaiser Permanente Medical Center is a unique program designed to provide quality care to our patients with mild to moderate depression. Our specially trained Pharmacists and Program Assistant partner with our doctors to help members effectively manage their mild to moderate depression in the best way possible. Our goal is to identify patients with mild to moderate depression and facilitate treatment to remission so they can lead healthier lives.

What can members expect from the program?

  • Outreach to repeat PHQ9/AOQ questionnaire
  • Personal care manager communication via telephone, secure messaging, video visits
  • Information on tools to reduce depression via classes, medications or a combination of resources
  • Medication management therapy
  • Monitoring treatment and progress
  • No fees or co-pays for participation in the program