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 38 million people from around the world visit the ADAA website annually 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 Katharine Phillips, MD authors this op-ed on beach body tyranny's impact on men. 
ADAA members Mary Alvord, PhD and Dawn Huebner, PhD share their expertise on the challenges of childhood in this article. 
"These new studies will provide us with an even deeper understanding of suicide to aid in our prevention efforts," says ADAA member Jill Harkavy-Friedman, PhD. Congratulations to ADAA members Igor Galynker MD, PhD, Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Alan Schatzberg, MD, and David Tolin, PhD for winning AFSP research grants. 
“It can elevate people’s general levels of anxiety and make them wonder about typical things they do throughout the day and how safe they are engaging in these activities,” says ADAA member Ellen Teng, PhD on coping with PTSD and anxiety after a mass shooting.