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May is Mental Health Awareness Month
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Mindfulness Based CBT to Move Past Intrusive Thought OCD
Mindfulness can be a helpful tool to understand and manage intrusive thoughts. In this webinar, Drs. Kissen & Greene will share tips and tools to apply mindfulness to these thoughts. Doing so will help you reduce anxiety and cope with the thoughts in a healthy way.
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Pandemic Side Effects – The New Normal for Those with BDD and OCD
The pandemic has set a new era into motion. One year ago last month, when the world...
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My Stroke Story
I want to advocate for stroke survivors to get immediate and comprehensive support for their emotional well-being. And I want to inspire someone battling depression to ask for help. I
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UNDERSTAND ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Take the First Step - Understand the Facts

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Tips to Manage Anxiety and Stress
Check out these expert coping strategies, fitness tips, and helpful resources.
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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatment (GAD)
A number of types of treatment can help with GAD.
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Co-Occurring Disorders
Many people with an anxiety disorder also have a co-occurring disorder or physical illness, which can make symptoms worse and recovery more difficult.
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PTSD Facts & Treatment
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment and Facts
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Myths & Realities
The Internet abounds in information and misinformation about panic attacks.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about anxiety or depression? We can help!
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Coronavirus Anxiety
For many in our public community coronavirus pandemic is triggering increased anxiety.
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ABOUT ADAA

Working to Prevent, Treat and Cure Anxiety Disorders and Depression for More Than 40 Years

Founded 40 years ago, ADAA is an international nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.

ADAA’s unique interlinked public and professional mission focuses on improving quality of life for those with these disorders through the alignment of innovative research, evidence-based treatment, education and support. ADAA's mental health professional members contribute blog posts, webinars, website content and more to help improve the quality of life for individuals and their families struggling with anxiety and depression.

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With more than 1,500 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.

FIND HELP

Take Charge. Get Answers. Move Forward.

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The licensed mental health providers listed in this directory specialize in anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders. All providers listed are professional members of ADAA who have chosen to be included in this database.
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Check out ADAA's helpful guide to understanding the different therapy options including CBT, DBT, ACT and more...
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Online therapy, also known as telemental health, is a growing field. A therapist or counselor provides psychological counseling and support over the internet through email, video conferencing, online chat, or a phone call.
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Share with others who understand your unique struggles in this safe space for those affected by anxiety and depression. English and Spanish communities.
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FACTS AND STATISTICS

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Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year.

Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment. Anxiety disorders develop from a complex set of risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events.

 

People with an anxiety disorder are three to five times more likely to go to the doctor and six times more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric disorders than those who do not suffer from anxiety disorders.

 

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36.9%

Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment.

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National prevalence data indicate that nearly 40 million people in the United States (18%) experience an anxiety disorder in any given year.

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