Welcome to ADAA's Professional Community

ADAA is the only multidisciplinary professional organization in mental health that engages the world’s leading experts who focus on anxiety, depression and co-occurring disorders. Engaging a membership of more than 1,800 professionals, ADAA strives to improve patient care by promoting implementation of evidence-based treatments and best practices across disciplines through trainings, continuing education and accelerating dissemination of research into practice.

  ADAA promotes scientific innovation and engages a diverse network of clinicians and basic and clinical anxiety and depression researchers with diverse backgrounds in medicine, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing, neuroscience, genetics, epidemiology, and other disciplines to advance science and new treatments. 

⇒  ADAA member dues help support the free information and resources that are provided to the more than 38 million annual website visitors to Membership dues also help fund the research that will one day prevent and cure anxiety, depression and related disorders. 

Member News and Program Updates

ADAA member Ned Kalin, MD is featured in this article on his team's study on a brain molecule's impact on the anxiety model. 
 “We regularly see BFRBs in the family members of people with a BFRB that we’re treating,” says ADAA member Suzanne Mouton-Odum, PhD in this article about BFRBs.
ADAA members Luc LaFreniere, MS and Michelle Newman, PhD are featured in this article on their study on how a majority of worries do not come true.
“Given the fact that cannabis potentially has analgesic properties, some people are turning to it to potentially manage their pain,” says ADAA member Andrew Rogers in this article on the impact of mixing cannibis with opioids.