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 19,000,000 pages)  to find current treatment and evidence-based research information and to access free resources and support. Together we are changing lives.  Welcome!


 

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September is National Suicide Awareness Month. Also known as Suicide Prevention Month, the month brings awareness to a topic not often talked about. We know that many in our ADAA community have been personally impacted by suicide. Did you know that on average, one person takes their life every 16.2 minutes and two-thirds of the people who die by suicide also struggled with depression? In this month's Triumph, ADAA’s community partners offer a broad range of resources to help – we invite you to share these with loved ones throughout this month and beyond.
Free on-demand webinar.  In the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the chronic stressor of systemic racism continues to impede physical and mental health. Are you wondering what you can do to support BIPOC in light of this chronic stressor? ADAA member Dr. Kimberlye Dean is a clinical psychology researcher who presents a solution focused toolkit to answer this question.  
Shop our ADAA Store today for 25% off your purchase! The leaves will soon be falling - and so are our store merch prices! Shop today for yourself or a loved one and give the gift of hope and help. All proceeds from the sale of ADAA store items directly supports our mission to help prevent, treat, and cure anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. Check out our fun items today! Thank you...
"...Concerns about financial matters can lead to elevated stress levels, particularly in times of great economic hardship. Cardrates.com spoke with psychiatrist Michael S. Ziffra of Northwestern University in Chicago and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) to understand more about the connection between stress and finance, and how it can lead to more serious conditions. Ziffra explained that in times of uncertainty, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, people can feel higher levels of stress about finances and simply not knowing what the future holds. Ziffra also discussed how to identify when it may be time to seek professional help...