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Blog post 11.15.2022

Hadassah Foundation Cameroon: The Journey

As the Executive Director of ADAA, I am always thrilled when we realize our work is making a difference and that we are reaching farther and wider. So, when the Hadassah Foundation, a mental health organization in Cameroon, contacted ADAA with a request to access our free member-created, publicly available, evidence-based resources, we not only acquiesced, we collaborated.  
Page 11.11.2022

Men's Mental Health

For many mental health disorders, men are less likely to speak up and get treatment. They are also less likely to be diagnosed because of this. Knowing the statistics can help raise awareness about men's mental health, encourage men to take a step towards getting treatment, and validate the feelings men with mental health disorders may be experiencing.
Article 06.04.2021


Most people who endure traumatic experiences are able to recover and do not sustain longstanding impact. An individual’s response to trauma is based on many different factors including their biology, the proximity to and severity of the trauma, the context in which the trauma occurred and the personal meaning of the experience.
Article 10.16.2020

Tips to Manage Depression

Depression can make you feel like nothing will help, or that any relief will be temporary, and it can create a cycle of maladaptive thinking, feeling, and doing (or non-doing). However, depression is treatable, and in addition to psychiatric treatment and therapy, there are steps you can take to cope with depression.   
Page 03.04.2020


For many in our public community the COVID pandemic is still triggering increased anxiety. Find helpful tips and strategies from our ADAA mental health professionals.
Blog post 11.26.2019

How to Cope with Trauma After an Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2016 alone, there were an estimated 7,277,000 police reported traffic accidents in the United States.

Blog post 05.02.2019

Overcoming Harm OCD

You can do pretty much anything you want in this life except willingly or carelessly harm others. Of all of the demands society places on us, to be hygienic, to stay healthy, to be organized and strive for protection...

Article 07.27.2018

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common and chronic disorder that manifests as uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and/or behaviors (compulsions) that one continuously repeats.
Blog post 06.15.2018

My Suicide Notes

As a clinical psychologist, I probably think about suicide more often and in different ways than most. I’ve read the research. I’ve been trained to ask the hard questions. I am all too familiar with the frustrating gaps in our knowledge base: what causes it, who is at risk, how do we prevent it?

Blog post 03.17.2017

Anxiety Won’t Kill You

Whether my patients have OCD, social anxiety, a phobia, panic, or are just generally anxious about life, they come into treatment wanting to be free of the uncomfortable feelings associated with anxiety.