Welcome to ADAA

Founded in 1979, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. With more than 1,800 professional mental health members (many of whom contribute blog posts, host webinars, review website content and more) ADAA is a leader in education, training, and research. More than 11 million people from around the world visit the ADAA website annually (and click on more than 38,000,000 pages)  to find current treatment and evidence-based research information and to access free resources and support. Together we are changing lives.  Welcome!


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

ADAA member Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale is featured in this radio podcast where she discusses her struggles with OCD. 
ADAA member Cali Werner, MA, LMSW shares her own experiences as a athlete - and clinician - who struggles with OCD, ..."The first time I won a state championship title in cross-country, I had on my yellow Nike sports bra and 2 bobby pins in my hair. What do you think I wore for every race to follow? Yes, that exact same sports bra with the same 2 bobby pins. The more success I had in sport, the more I paid attention to meaningless details that I thought, if done wrong, could negatively affect my performance..."
ADAA member Deborah Serani, PsyD is quoted in this article that explores how to tell the difference between two of the most common mental health conditions in the United States.
ADAA CMO and Board Member Charles Nemeroff, MD, PhD contributes to this new series of HealthCentral.com articles focused on depression causes, signs, and treatment options.