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Eating Disorders Awareness Week February 24–March 2

2/22/2013

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

1/30/2013

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

1/28/2013

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

1/23/2013

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

Fear of Weight Gain From SSRIs: New Podcast

1/8/2013

Dr. Beth Salcedo addresses the pros and cons of taking SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) vs. weight gain and how these medications work to treat anxiety and depression. Listen to this podcast.

Free Webinar: Why Me? Explaining Anxiety in the Brain

1/2/2013

Wed., January 9, 2013. Attendance is limited to 100 participants. Sign up now.

Resources for Coping With Trauma

12/17/2012

Our thoughts are with those in Newtown, Connecticut, and all who are affected by the tragedy. In the wake of the shooting, it’s important to remember that support is available: Help your child manage traumatic events includes our podcast on treating children with PTSD and other resources to help you talk to children to reduce their fear.

Finding Holiday Happiness

12/11/2012

Have you responded to our current poll (at right)? If you're one of the many who finds the holidays anxiety-provoking, stressful, and/or depressing, you are not alone. Find out how to de-stress and get out and about this season, instead of being stressed out.

The Power of Treatment

12/4/2012

Treatment is powerful in improving the lives of those suffering from anxiety disorders or depression, but few seek care or know where to turn for help. You can lend a hand to someone who is struggling and also help bring an end to the stigma associated with mental illnesses. Find out how.

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