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...

“Everyone has had their battles and fights with mental health, including myself, and I know that for me and many of my friends and peers, music can be a great relief and escape from our struggles with anxiety or depression.” Read AMG's Taking Action story to support ADAA here and learn about their benefit concert this Saturday in Philadelphia at 8pm ET! 
ADAA member Shala Nicely, LPC authors this article on dealing with OCD. 
ADAA member Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA is interviewed on integrating technology into practice in this article.
“On some level, anxiety has positive qualities. It can motivate you to make change or alert us to something going on. The emotion of anxiety itself isn’t necessarily a bad thing,” says ADAA member Michael Ziffra, MD in this article on when you should seek help for anxiety.