In the last 7 days my worries overwhelmed me.

In the last 7 days I felt hopeless

In the last 7 days I found social settings upsetting

In the last 7 days I had trouble staying focused on tasks

In the last 7 days anxiety or fear interfered with my ability to do things I needed to do at work or at home

What is the score at the top of the page?

Based on your responses, you've been travelling pretty well for the past week. This is great news. Check out Black Dog Institute's tips, strategies and advice about how to stay mentally well here:

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It looks like you've been experiencing some distress over the past week. This might be because you've been under stress, or you could have some symptoms of depression or anxiety. Either way, there's help available, symptoms can be treated, and a range of simple things can make a big difference.

Take a more thorough questionnaire to screen for anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions at Black Dog Institute's Online Clinic: At the end, you'll receive a personalised assessment report including links to useful information, online programs and resources. You can take your report to a GP to discuss the recommendations.

The following helplines and services offer completely confidential one-on-one calls and chats. In Australia, the crisis support service Lifeline is 13 11 14. In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. In the UK, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123. Other international suicide helplines can be found at

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.