Self-assessment health tools

Links to organizations that provide questionnaires and tools to assess mental health concerns. Each tool helps explore whether further assessment would be beneficial.

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These do not provide a diagnosis, but can help you explore if further assessment would be beneficial.

The assessments found below are intended to help you reflect on what you may be feeling or experiencing now so you can determine if further assessment is necessary.

These assessment tools have been provided for information only. The information contained in these resources does not constitute and should not be relied on as professional advice. Always consult your physician or appropriate health-care provider with respect to your particular circumstances.

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Website (Check Up From the Neck Up)

This online mental health check-up can help identify some symptoms of common mood disorders such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.

Website (Canadian Mental Health Association)
  • Mental Health Meter

    A quiz to help you reflect on your unique strengths, and identify areas where your level of mental fitness could be improved to help you cope with life's up and downs.

  • Work-Life Balance Quiz

    A quiz to see if you are in balance with work and life outside of work.

website Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Alcohol screening and treatment resources 

Healthcare and allied health professionals — including family physicians, nurses, addiction specialists, psychologists and social workers — use alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment to help individuals manage their alcohol consumption. The resources on this page link to evidence-informed guidance and tools.

Saying When

Saying When 

This is a free downloadable iTunes app developed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health that helps you quickly identify your patterns and triggers around alcohol, and develop your own immediate doable goals to change your alcohol consumption.


The following documents were developed by Mental Health Works and Moods Disorders as part of the resource Mental health awareness videos. These checklists may be helpful in considering your current state of well-being.

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