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...

“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. 
ADAA member David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP shares his expertise on how to talk yourself out of anxiety in this Romper article. 
“When you hear someone saying, ‘I just can’t stop worrying,’ or ‘I spent all night worrying about my finances or health’—those are signs of generalized anxiety,” says ADAA member Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA in this Complete Guide to Mental Health magazine article about anxiety. 
ADAA members Alicia Clark, PsyD and Simon Rego, PsyD are featured in this article on the new iPhone 11 disturbing those with trypophobia.