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...

"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.
ADAA member Ned Kalin, MD is featured in this article on his team's study on a brain molecule's impact on the anxiety model. 
 “We regularly see BFRBs in the family members of people with a BFRB that we’re treating,” says ADAA member Suzanne Mouton-Odum, PhD in this Self.com article about BFRBs.
ADAA members Luc LaFreniere, MS and Michelle Newman, PhD are featured in this article on their study on how a majority of worries do not come true.