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.
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.
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.
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research.