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Free Nationwide Depression Screenings Today, Thursday Oct. 8

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Americans can take advantage of free and anonymous depression screening Thursday at one of 1,000 locations nationwide or on an online screening site.

As part of the annual event, participants can also discuss their screening results with a mental health professional, get information about depression, and find out where they can receive additional help, the Los Angeles Times reported.

This year's screening day includes specific information for military personnel and college students. For example, military members and their families will be offered screenings and information on mental health issues of greatest concern to them, such as post-traumatic stress disorder.

To find a screening site near you or to complete the online screening questionnaire, go to the National Mental Health Screening Day Web site. National Depression Screening Day is sponsored by the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health and other major mental health organizations, the Times reported.

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