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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.

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.

Long Match With Anxiety


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

Picky Eating May Have Link to Anxiety and Depression


Most children outgrow their picky eating habits, but some are at risk for anxiety, depression, and ADHD. Read the research study here. 

When Kids Resist Treatment: Free Webinar


Learn how to help your anxious kids when they don't want your help at 7:00 pm (ET), Monday, August 10. Sign up here.

Employed and Anxious


About 3.7 percent of America’s full-time adult workers (4.3 million) had one or more anxiety disorders in the past year, and the rate for adults not working full time is higher. See the whole story.

What Medications Are Used to Treat Anxiety Disorders?


Medication treatment of anxiety is generally safe and effective. But it often takes time and patience to find the drug that works best for you. Read on.

Join Up Now


Imagine walking into a doctor's office and getting a treatment that's been shown to be most effective for your kind of depression or bipolar disorder. This isn't possible today, but you can help make it happen in the future. Find out how.

Panic Attack or Heart Attack?


Read the most recent blog post and find out the differences—and similarities—of a panic attack and a heart attack.

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