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College-Aged Adults Face Less Mental Health Stigma


College-aged adults (age 18–25) have more accepting views of mental health care than other adults, but they still see challenges when it comes to accessing care, according to results of a nationwide poll. The survey was conducted online among more than 2,000 adults, including 198 age 18–25, by Harris Poll on behalf of Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) and two partnering organizations.

Your Anxious Brain on Drugs


A clinical psychologist explains what happens with long-term use of benzodiazepines, as well as alternatives you and your doctor might want to consider. Register now for this webinar on January 12.

Antidepressants While Pregnant?


Read our latest blog post for the facts that can help you make a very difficult decision.

Her Traumatic Youth Began to Haunt Her


Rita Zoey Chin, HorsePanic attacks threatened to overcome her life, but Rita was determined not to let them.

Please Give...on a Tuesday or Any Day That Ends in "Y"


AmazonSmileIt's easy to give while shopping online. Thank you for your donations, which help end the suffering of anxiety and depression. With treatment comes triumph!

Moody and Anxious Children: What to Do?


New podcast: Dr. Mary Fristad explains the meaning of comorbid in a diagnosis and describes treatment options for children and gives parents questions to ask their children's mental health providers.

Childhood Memories of Constant Fear


Wills Murray-smallHe went from someone who didn’t want to live to someone who loves every single day. Find out how treatment for GAD and panic attacks helped a golf coach save his own life — and how you can help others like him.

After a Paris or Anywhere


EiffelTower-ParisAfter the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, many people may find themselves struggling with symptoms of anxiety, stress and even posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. But treatment is effective. Find out more.

Coping With Panic Attacks


Free webinar: Psychologist Jenny Yip will explain what happens to you during a panic attack and offer tips to help you cope.

Trouble Sleeping?


Is depression causing your insomnia? If so, find out how to calm your mind and improve your sleep without medication.

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