Welcome to ADAA

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit membership organization (with more than 1,800 professional mental health members) and a leader in education, training, and research for anxiety, depression and related disorders.  More than 25 million people from around the world visit the ADAA website annually to find current treatment and research information and to access free resources and support. Together we are changing lives.  Welcome!

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When your child asks, “Do you promise you’ll come home after dinner?” and you say, “Yes, of course I promise,” your child takes a sigh of relief, gives you a hug, you leave for dinner, and everyone feels better. But then you get a call while you’re at dinner asking the same question. Why? Because reassurance doesn’t last as long as your dinner does.
ADAA member Eda Gorbis, PhD, LMFT shares how Snapchat affects body dysmorphia in this article. 
ADAA members Thomas Ollendick, PhD and Barbara Rothbaum, PhD share the benefits of concentrated treatment for anxiety-related disorders in this article. 
ADAA members Judy Garber, PhD and Myrna Weissman, PhD share how treating teen depression can affect the mental health of parents.