Welcome to ADAA

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit membership organization (with more than 1,800 professional mental health members) and a leader in education, training, and research for anxiety, depression and related disorders.  More than 38 million people from around the world visit the ADAA website annually to find current treatment and research information and to access free resources and support. Together we are changing lives.  Welcome!


ADAA News, Members in the Media and More...

“There are definitely some changes to the modern workplace that can increase stress and exacerbate depression and anxiety," says ADAA member Stephen Schueller, PhD in this article on dealing with anxiety and depression in IT workplaces. 
ADAA members Adam Kaplin, MD, PhD and Alan Schatzberg, MD are featured in this article about ketamine and opioids. 
"The “unknown” is anxiety provoking for just about everyone. So how will this upcoming school year be for our teens? We don't know, and neither do they. Rightfully so, this time of year can generate lots of emotions; feelings of happiness for new school supplies, reuniting with friends and some new back to school clothes, but it can also bring up feelings of fear." ADAA member Dominique Apollon, MA, LPC, NCC authors this new blog post on back to school anxiety. 
"It’s liberating to talk about my struggles with mental illness. That is now that I’ve come out on the other side. There was a time I hid my anxiety and depression because I was embarrassed and didn’t understand my emotions. I took solace in reading about others on the ADAA website — knowing I was not alone." Deb Tokarz authors this personal story of triumph.