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National Depression Screening Day: October 8


Feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or unable to do the things you once enjoyed? Take an anonymous self-assessment for depression. You'll get immediate feedback and information on where to find treatment near you.

Funny...a Depressed Comedian


A preacher's daughter was taught that being depressed meant she had a great spiritual flaw in her life. Find out how she overcame stigma and depression and created her successful career as a comedian.

In Memoriam: Alies Muskin, ADAA Executive Director


The ADAA staff and Board of Directors deeply mourn the loss of our Executive Director Alies Muskin, who died on September 22, 2015, of complications of breast cancer. Her vision for ADAA will live on.

Helping Family Members Handle Suicide: Webinar


Tips for family and loved ones when a family member has suicidal thoughts, makes a suicide attempt, or dies by suicide.
September 23, 2015, at 7:00 pm ET Register here (free).

Suicide Prevention: Tips for Kids and Teens


Know what to do if someone you know is thinking about suicide. (Tip #2:  An angry friend is better than a dead friend.) Read on for more.

Learn the Suicide Warning Signs


People who kill themselves exhibit one or more warning signs, either through what they say or do. Learn what to watch for and how to find help fast.

Survey Finds that Americans Value Mental Health and Physical Health Equally


Nearly 90 percent of Americans value mental health and physical health equally, yet about one-third find mental health care inaccessible, and more than four in 10 see cost as a barrier to treatment for most people, according to the results of a new survey released today by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.

Long Match With Anxiety


After a long and grueling match with anxiety, a tennis star wins and tells his story.

Helping Family Members Handle Suicide


Learn tips from an expert on how to manage when a family member has suicidal thoughts, makes a suicide attempt, or dies by suicide. Sign up for the free webinar here.

Courage to Compete


A world champion of trampoline gymnastics suffered from anxiety for many years. Read on to discover her triumph outside of her athletic accomplishments.

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