News & Updates

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.

New Podcast: Disordered Eating in Children

11/19/2012

Just in time for Thanksgiving feasts: David Jacobi, PhD, and Stephanie Eken, MD, discuss disordered eating in children, including why it's more than just picky eating, its relationship to anxiety disorders, and effective treatment options.

National Stress Øut Week Promotes Exercise for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

11/6/2012

Stress is normal, and exercise can help you manage it. Understanding what triggers your stress and finding ways to handle it are important in managing anxiety disorders and depression, too.

For Veterans and Family Members

11/5/2012

Military Pathways provides free anonymous online mental health self-assessments for service members, veterans, and their families at www.MilitaryMentalHealth.org. Seeking help is a sign of strength, not weakness.

Treatment Changes Lives

10/4/2012

ADAA helps people find appropriate treatment for anxiety disorders, depression, and related illnesses. And we support the psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other professionals who help their patients. Read two stories of life-changing treatment that led to remarkable recoveries. With your help, we can continue to help all those in need of treatment.

New Podcast: Treating Coexisting Depression and Anxiety

10/1/2012

Listen to Dr. Dennis Greenberger describe the differences and similarities between symptoms of anxiety and depression, how the disorders are treated, and what patients can expect in treatment.

Make Your Voice Heard

9/27/2012

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) wants to know your health care questions or decisions you may be facing. Provide your input in a short form to refine the PCORI research agenda.

New Personal Story: Perfectionism and Panic

9/20/2012

A successful young woman breaks free from her "prison" of panic and OCD, thanks to her search for treatment. "So often, people who suffer from anxiety are laughed at as weak or neurotic. I’d like to think we’re actually pretty strong: It takes a lot to silently control a ping-ponging mind." Read on.

 

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