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...

ADAA members Eli Lebowitz, PhD and Lynne Siqueland, PhD share their insights on OCD in children in this article.
ADAA members Alicia Clark, PsyD and Ellen Hendriksen, PhD share strategies on how to cope with social anxiety in this article.
“If they start to happen with any frequency, the person might start to avoid certain activities that they associate with the attacks,” says ADAA member Craig Sawchuk, PhD in this article on anxiety attacks vs. panic attacks.
"Temporarily, that probably provides me with a sense of relief, because I stopped those feelings and got out of an experience that I perceived as being dangerous," says ADAA member Todd Farchione, PhD in this article on anxiety.