ConXus Steps: Risky Drinking and Depression Action Plans

Available: March 28, 2011

PDHI has added Risky Drinking and Depression to its online health action plan library, a component of the ConXus Steps product.

The ConXus Steps library now features health action plans for all seven of the topics included in the National Committee for Quality Assurance Health Information Products Standards: Self-Management Tools (NCQA HIP 2).

Those organizations using PDHI’s health action plans may receive automatic credit for Member Connections Standards for Consumer Health Tools (MEM 2) and for Wellness and Health Promotion Standards for Self-Management Tools (WHP 6), when undergoing an NCQA accreditation survey.

Risky Drinking Action Plan

Participants are guided through an 8-week lifestyle-behavior-change program to learn about risky drinking behaviors and techniques to moderate their drinking patterns. Participants will complete:

  • An initial and a final assessment that provides a profile of:
    • Current alcohol use
    • Risk of alcohol abuse
    • Risk for alcohol dependence
    • Readiness to make healthier changes
  • Weekly interactive learning steps on reducing risky drinking, managing drinking triggers, and how to seek support.

Depression Action Plan

Participants are guided through an 8-week lifestyle-behavior-change program to understand how to identify and manage depression and reduce the risk for future depression. Participants will complete:

  • An initial and a final assessment that provides a profile of:
    • Signs of current depression
    • Risk of future depression
    • Mood management skills
    • Readiness to make changes
  • Weekly interactive learning steps on recognizing the signs of depression, managing their mood, and how to seek help.

Upgrade Process

Clients who license ConXus Steps may upgrade to receive the Risky Drinking and Depression action plans without any change to existing technology access fees. Standard action plan template setup fees, however, will apply. Please contact Client Services for more information.