Press Releases

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.

National Stress Øut Day, April 14-20, 2013

4/11/2013

National Stress Out Day

Shedding light on anxiety disorders while promoting a healthy dialogue around all mental health issues.

During the week of April 14-20, 2013, college students on more than 200 campuses in the United States and Canada are participating in the 8th annual National Stress Øut Day—a nationwide effort to provid

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.

Managing Stress for Heart Health

2/2/2012

Just in time for Valentine's Day, ADAA  is offering resources to help people manage their stress and anxiety in order to keep their hearts healthy. February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on preventing America's number one killer, heart disease.

National Stress Øut Week Highlights Stress Management in the Workplace

11/2/2011

With the unemployment rate in the United States hovering around 9 percent, it’s a stressful time for many. Those who are unemployed are feeling anxious and stressed as they search for work in a struggling market. But many with jobs are feeling the stress as well. The pressure to keep a job, in addition to everyday work-related stress, can take a total on mental health.

Book Shares Inspiring Story of Overcoming Agoraphobia

10/10/2011

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is proud to announce the release of a new book by ADAA member Blaise Dismer, MSW, available in a limited-time offer on the website for a minimum donation of $10 to the organization.

Videos Offer Help and Hope for Living with OCD

9/29/2011

People often jokingly point to odd habits or tidiness as signs of obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD. But the truth is OCD is a very real disorder that affects more than 2 million Americans, and there is a big difference between maintaining a morning routine or keeping a clean home and living with the disorder.

After the Trauma: How to Manage Anxiety and Stress

9/9/2011

Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks many people continue to struggle with symptoms of anxiety, stress and even posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

New Videos Offer Help for Anxiety and Stress

8/19/2010

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) has partnered with MonkeySee.com to provide a series of seven free online educational videos on how to manage and overcome stress and anxiety.

How to Overcome Social Anxiety Disorder

4/21/2009

Silver Spring, Md. (April 21, 2009) — Sarah struggled with loneliness, anxiety, and fear. At age 27, she was isolated and had no lasting relationships. A nurse, she was anxious every day about having to discuss her patients with her coworkers. She knew that her fears and extreme shyness were holding her back. After years of suffering, she received professional help, and she was diagnosed with social anxiety disorder.

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ADAA is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, OCD, PTSD, depression, and related disorders and to improving the lives of all people who suffer from them.