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...

“Anxiety is fueled by catastrophic thoughts and is maintained by attempts to avoid it,” says ADAA member Martin Seif, PhD, ABPP in this article on overcoming the fear of flying.
"If you suffer from anxiety, you probably have a contentious and complicated relationship with your mind. It feels like your mind tortures you. It gives you all these thoughts about what you should be scared of and horrible things that could happen to you." ADAA member Michael Stein, PsyD authors this blog post on anxious thoughts.
“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.