News & Updates

DSM-5: Changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

6/3/2013

What do the changes mean to the DSM-5 mean for you? Some categories and criteria for anxiety disorders have changed, but they will not affect your ability to find treatment or your current health insurance. Find out more.

New Podcast: Helping the Families of Those Who Refuse Treatment

6/2/2013

Learn about a strategy that teaches family members to shape treatment-seeking behavior in someone with an anxiety disorder.

It's Hurricane Preparedness Week

5/28/2013

Hurricane season starts June 1. Get tips for preparing for storms and other natural disasters, including how to talk to kids about weather-related anxiety and helping children after a traumatic event.

Helping Kids Deal With Tornadoes and Other Traumatic Events

5/21/2013

The May 20 tornado in Oklahoma devastated a town, including an elementary school. Children rely on parents and teachers to help them deal with their emotions related to traumatic events. Get tips to help them manage.

"Glass People" — New Short Film

5/14/2013

Watch ADAA's new film, which focuses on a college student who is overwhelmed by finals, his relationship, graduation, the prospect of looking for a job, and other real-world pressures. When he seeks help, his life turns around.

New Film From ADAA Promotes Treatment for Students With Anxiety and Depression

5/13/2013

ADAA produces a short film showing how college students suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders find relief with help from counselors and other mental health professionals.

The Cicadas Are Coming

5/12/2013

If you live on the East Coast and have an insect phobia, you might want to seek treatment before the next brood of cicadas emerges very soon. 

May 9: Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

5/9/2013

Anxiety is a normal part of childhood, and every child goes through phases, but many suffer from an anxiety disorder. Screen your child for an anxiety disorder.
Learn about anxiety and depression in children.

New Podcast: Teen Social Anxiety Disorder & Interventions That Work

4/30/2013

Ms. Shannon, a licensed marriage and family therapist, describes effective treatments for social anxiety disorder in teens. Watch a video of a teen talking about her experience with the disorder and how she got help.

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