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Reacting to a Traumatic Event


It’s not unusual for people who have experienced traumatic events to have flashbacks, nightmares, or intrusive memories when something terrible happens -- like the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Be tolerant of your nervous system: It’s having a normal reaction. Learn more.

Stressed, Worried, and Have No Confidence?


Watch this webinar with Dr. John Walker to find out what you can do to manage stress and develop effective strategies will help you to stay healthy and happy.

National Stress Øut Day, April 14-20, 2013


National Stress Out Day

Shedding light on anxiety disorders while promoting a healthy dialogue around all mental health issues.

During the week of April 14-20, 2013, college students on more than 200 campuses in the United States and Canada are participating in the 8th annual National Stress Øut Day—a nationwide effort to provid

New Podcast: Integrating Complementary and Alternative Medicine Into Anxiety and Depression


Dr. Philip Muskin describes how complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, differs from traditional therapies for anxiety and depression, when it's appropriate to employ, and effective outcomes.

Brain Awareness Week: March 11-17


A celebration of the brain for people of all ages. Learn more about the brain, including efforts to fight the stigma of mental illness.

Running for Myself...for ADAA and Against Anxiety


Ashley is running the Los Angeles marathon on March 17, and she's very, very close to reaching her ADAA fundraising goal. You can help her, ADAA, and those suffering from anxiety and depression.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week February 24–March 2


In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some point in their lives. Eating disorders are serious illnesses, not lifestyle choices. Learn more: Eating Disorders and Anxiety and Disordered Eating in Children.

Get Involved


Apply to serve on advisory panels, sign a petition for more research funding, ask health care questions, and discover more ways to speak out.

Stay Safe While Exercising in Cold Weather


Many people resolve to work out or lose weight at the start of the new year to ease anxiety and depression, but exercising in cold winter temperatures can pose a challenge. Follow these tips to exercise in safety and comfort.

A Little Bit of String Goes a Long Way


Handmade string bracelets from Costa Rica provide jobs for local artisans, and they also benefit ADAA. Learn how here.  

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