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 Kristin Bianchi, PhD is featured in this Dr. Oz episode on how to treat skin picking. 
“It depends on what side of the aisle you’re on, but for many people there’s the question, ‘What is going on with this country that someone can get away with so much?’” says ADAA member Mary Alvord, PhD in this New York Times article.
"It comes down to expectations that run high for joy, for bringing the family together, for giving gifts that show how much you love those around you, for a beautiful meal," says ADAA member Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA in this article.
ADAA past Board President, Karen Cassiday, PhD is featured in this article on how to respond to nosy questions from family over the holidays.