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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.