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 36 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 Kevin Chapman, PhD shares his insights on social anxiety in this interview. 
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Community Psychiatry Program for Research in Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments (PRIDE) was founded by the Division of Public and Community Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital by Drs. Jerrold Rosenbaum, Derri Shtasel and ADAA member and President-Elect Luana Marques. Community Psychiatry PRIDE's mission is to reduce the disproportionate mental health burden in under-served, resource-constricted communities.
“The first thing I’ve noticed in the general population is that there is this expectation of perfectionism related to oneself, or to entertaining, or to family. People have an idea of what their holiday party should look like or their Thanksgiving dinner,” says ADAA member Richa Bhatia, MD in this article on ways to cope with the financial stress of the holiday season.