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OCD Series: Experts Talk


Every Tuesday and Thursday (3:00-3:30 pm ET) in October experts at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University Department of Psychiatry will discuss diagnosis, new treatments, and resources for adults and children with OCD. More information and schedule.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy With Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents


Mark Reinecke, PhD, ABPP, ACT
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chief, Division of Psychology
Northwestern University

Dr. Reinecke addresses adolescent suicide, what family and friends can do to prevent it, as well as effective treatment strategies for depressed adolescents.


Express Your Thanks


Bank of America will donate one dollar for every expression of thanks until November 11, 2013, to Wounded Warrior Project® and Welcome Back Veterans, nonprofit organizations that support our troops. Send a message, photo, or video.

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Official Rules of ADAA Raffle

Dates of raffle: May 1–31, 2013 (11:59 pm EDT)
Limit: One prize per household
The amount of each donation does not increase your chances of winning.

Selection of winners: Winner to be determined from all eligible entries received in one random drawing held June 4, 2013.
All decisions are final on all matters relating to the raffle. The winner will be notified by e-mail at the e-mail address provided upon entry to the raffle.

DSM-5: Changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

DSM-5Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health providers in the United States. It contains a listing of diagnostic criteria for every psychiatric disorder recognized by the U.S. health care system.

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The Cicadas Are Coming


If you live on the East Coast and have an insect phobia, you might want to seek treatment before the next brood of cicadas emerges very soon. 

Reacting to a Traumatic Event


It’s not unusual for people who have experienced traumatic events to have flashbacks, nightmares, or intrusive memories when something terrible happens -- like the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Be tolerant of your nervous system: It’s having a normal reaction. Learn more.

Stressed, Worried, and Have No Confidence?


Watch this webinar with Dr. John Walker to find out what you can do to manage stress and develop effective strategies will help you to stay healthy and happy.

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