Research Article
May 2015
"Perfect Depression Care: Henry Ford Health Service Articles" by C. Edward Coffey and Tracy Hampton

This packet collects three articles written between 2006 and 2010 outlining the results of Henry Ford Health System’s Perfect Depression Care initiative, one of the early inspirations for Zero Suicide.

  • “Pursuing Perfect Depression Care: Perfect Depression Program, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit” October 2006.
  • “Building a System of Perfect Depression Care in Behavioral Health” April 2007 C. Edward Coffey
  • “Depression Care Effort Brings Dramatic Drop in Large HMO Population’s Suicide Rate” May 2010 Tracy Hampton

SPRC and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention are able to make this web site available thanks to support from Universal Health Services (UHS), the Zero Suicide Institute at EDC, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (grant 1 U79 SM0559945).

No official endorsement by SAMHSA, DHHS, or UHS for the information on this web site is intended or should be inferred.