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Pre-enlistment Mental Disorders and Suicidality Among New U.S. Army Soldiers


Read the findings of two new reports of current mental disorders and suicidality among U.S. Army soldiers.

Anxious About Your Health?


Ebola, enterovirus, the flu, the garden-variety cold, and other illnesses: Find out what not to worry about in this podcast on health anxiety.

October: Depression Awareness Month


Nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Learn more about symptoms and treatment.

It's Mental Illness Awareness Week


Oct. 5–11: Find out what kinds of activities are taking place near you. Take the first step: Screen yourself or a family member for an anxiety disorder or depression.

October 9: National Depression Screening Day


Take an anonymous online screening or locate a mental health screening site, including those for college students and military and their families. Screening for depression is as important as screening for physical diseases because early identification makes treatment more effective.

Sept. 10: World Suicide Prevention Day


Ask for help...find out more about preventing suicide.

Living With Anxiety


Part of a week-long series about mental health in America on HuffPost Live: Watch Dr. Karen Cassiday, ADAA President-Elect, and learn the stories of several people who grapple with anxiety disorders daily.

Suicide Is Preventable


ADAA mourns the loss of Robin Williams and others whose lives have ended due to suicide. His tragic death illustrates the great need for increased public awareness of the grave risk that suicide poses. Most suicides are preventable.

New! Mobile Apps Review


Mobile apps can be effective tools that make therapy more accessible, efficient, and portable for those with anxiety disorders, depression, OCD, PTSD, and other related disorders. Read the first reviews on this new page.

Getting Ready: How to Help Your Child Overcome School Refusal or School Phobia


School starts soon! Sign up now for this free webinar on August 6.

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