ADAA is the only multidisciplinary professional organization in mental health that engages the world’s leading experts who focus on anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders. Engaging a membership of more than 1,700 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 and to one day prevent and cure these disorders. More than 22 million people from around the world visit ADAA's website every year seeking current evidence-based information and resources.
There are countless organizations that serve as a professional home for mental health researchers and practitioners. So what makes ADAA unique? In addition to our focus on anxiety disorders and depression, ADAA also provides free resources and education to more than 20 million annual website vistors worldwider who struggle with these disorders. Your membership dues help us provide current information, research news and more to our consumer community. Your membership dues also help support and advance science and new treatments. Read more.
Have a question about ADAA membership? Please contact Lisa Patterson, ADAA Membership Director.