Suicide Questions - Turn On Your Thinking - Fire and Public Safety Personnel, indeed anyone dealing with the public and depression or the mandatory suicide question: Get the most important question exactly right at the outset.
And the patients that came in those Amen DC doors were already thinking deeply into the next box. Many of them had "already tried everything else - several times." That experience confirmed my expectations: the science works. Looking is always better than guessing, - and soon will become the standard of care.
Just take a look at the hundreds [now nearly 2000] of comments here and elsewhere that highlight the challenges with dialing in ADHD medications for effective treatment. No, I am not asserting it's all a mess - many do well and have no problems - but it is quite true that the challenges out there are not rare, but rather commonplace, - way too commonplace.