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DTQI - Depression Treatment Quality Improvement

DTQI is an evidence-based therapeutic intervention to address depressive symptoms among adolescents. DTQI is provided through a 14-week manualized intervention. The 14 sessions are divided into three modules focused on cognitive-behaviorally based skill building in order for youth to develop communication skills, self-awareness and the ability to cope with the stresses of daily life. 

Accepted to the Portfolio: October 2014

This is an evidence-based program!

Target Outcomes

Short Term Outcomes

  • Decreased feelings of sadness and isolation
  • Increased utilization of mental health care

Long Term Outcomes

  • Improved quality of life
  • Ongoing use of mental health care when needed

Target Population


  • Transitional Age Youth (16 - 24)

Service Area


  • Southeast (District 1)
  • Southwest (District 2)
  • Central (District 3)
  • Northeast (District 4)
  • Northwest (District 5)