Better Care for Adults

We are trying to understand treatment experiences and gaps in care among adults ages 35 and older who are struggling with both mental and physical health problems. Your responses will help us build tools for practitioners across the country to create better care for adults.

Please tell us a bit about yourself.
Age
Age
Do you currently live with, or have you recovered from, a mental health condition?
Do you currently live with, or have you recovered from, a mental health condition?
Which mental health condition?
Which mental health condition?
Do you currently live with, or have you recovered from any of the following general health conditions?
Do you currently live with, or have you recovered from any of the following general health conditions?
Which came first, problems with your mental health, or problems with your physical health?
Which came first, problems with your mental health, or problems with your physical health?
Gender
Gender
Household income
Household income

Questions about treatment needs

The following questions explore your treatment experiences and how they can be improved. Your answers help us develop tools for providers to better support people who are dealing with mental health and physical health problems.
1. Think about how you feel or felt before you talked to your doctor about your mental health concerns. How much did you agree with the following statements?
Questions Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
For example, if I should wait to see if things got worse.
For example, I thought my provider would blame my symptoms on my physical health condition, aging, or see me in a negative way.
2. Is there anything else you want to tell us about the first time you talked to your provider about mental health?
3. Reflect on your experiences above. Were your experiences different before you talked to your doctor about your physical health concerns?
3. Reflect on your experiences above. Were your experiences different before you talked to your doctor about your physical health concerns?
Think about how you feel or felt before you talked to your doctor about your physical health concerns. How much did you agree with the following statements?
Questions Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
For example, if I should wait to see if things got worse.
For example, I thought my provider would blame my symptoms on my mental health condition, aging, or see me in a negative way.
Is there anything else you want to tell us about how the experiences were different?
4. Reflect on your most recent care experience, how much do you trust your doctor?
4. Reflect on your most recent care experience, how much do you trust your doctor?
5. Which of the following statements, if any, are true about your most recent care experience? (select all that apply)
5. Which of the following statements, if any, are true about your most recent care experience? (select all that apply)
6. Which of the following items are things you want from your doctor? (Select all that apply).
6. Which of the following items are things you want from your doctor? (Select all that apply).