The Depression Scorecard assessment framework was produced by The Health Policy Partnership (HPP) as part of the Words to Action initiative, which was initiated and funded by Janssen Pharmaceutica NV. HPP applied the framework to Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy and Romania.
In the region of Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics, the research was carried out independently by local research and communication agencies: Seesame (Slovakia), Garmedis (Czech republic), Komunikacijski ured Colic, Laco i parneri (Croatia), Ideas & Solutions Kft. (Hungary), Vilands Associates (Latvia), Adriasonara, medical communications (Slovenia), New Media Team (Serbia), Aktsiaselts Corpore (Estonia), INK agency (Lithuania).
The funding for this project was provided by Janssen.