Strategic Papers and Reports

Strategic Papers and Reports

Depression is a major cause of impaired quality of life, reduced productivity, and increased mortality in the United States. It is common and those Service members returning from combat deployments are at increased risk for development of depression. It is a significant mental health condition for Service members and a major issue for military and federal healthcare leaders. Below is a list of relevant reports and recommendation statements pertaining to depression. A more comprehensive list of MHS strategy along with DoD policy can be found in the Strategy and Policy section.