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 30 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...

'TIS THE SEASON TO BE jolly – so why are so many of us unhappy during what is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year? In a word: stress.  ADAA member Dr. Debra Kissen shares tips and strategies for coping with the holiday blues. Kissen calls it the "happiness trap." "When we try too hard to be happy, we make ourselves miserable," she explains...
ADAA is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a 2018 grant from the Venable Foundation. The grant will help ADAA enhance our diversity focused mental health resources that specifically target the immigrant/refugee population including free culturally sensitive resources, consumer webinars, blog posts and more for immigrant and refugee families.
ADAA member Mary Alvord, PhD shares tips on how to conquer holiday depression and stress in this article. 
ADAA member Eric Hollander, MD authors this article on things everyone should know about OCD.