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...

Coping with neurological illnesses can be very distressing. Can cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) be helpful for the anxiety and depression that often accompanies these illnesses? Dr. Suma Chand, an expert in this area, provides us with answers. If you or a loved one has a neurological disorder – such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy or myasthenia gravis – we encourage you to listen and share the webinar.
“This might take the form of either seeing yourself or a loved one no longer doing the things they used to do or enjoy, change the way they are spending their time or being less socially-involved,” says ADAA member Stephen Schueller, PhD in this article on how to recognize a mental health crisis. 
New ADAA blog posts, webinars, and more! Read the October issue of Triumph e-newsletter here. 
“I see a lot of harm OCD,” says ADAA member Christina Maxwell, LMHC in this article about all things OCD.