News and Updates

Dr. Darin Dougherty discusses new research in OCD: biological causes, medication and behavioral therapy, and DBS surgery, as well as the future of OCD treatment.
Twitter birdy_0.JPGJoin us on Monday, Aug. 1, 1 pm ET, for a chat with experts Dr. David Carbonell and Dr. Debra Kissen. @Got_Anxiety #ADAAChat #gotanxiety
Simon Rego, PsyD, ADAA board member, has a goal 2 run a marathon in under 4 hours on Oct. 2, 2016. He's dedicating his run 2 all those who suffer from anxiety and depression, 2 raise awareness of ADAA, and 2 raise funds 2 further our mission. Can u help? (Note from Dr. Rego: My use of  "4" and "2" and "u" in tribute to Prince.)  
Susan Gurley, who joined ADAA as Interim Executive Director in 2015, will stay on as our Executive Director. Her leadership experience in health and access-to-justice nonprofit associations, higher education administration, and international development is a great asset to our mission. Welcome, Susan!
The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R.2646) focuses on  improvements in psychiatric care for those most in need of services. The House has passed this bipartisan bill. Contact your senators to encourage them to do the same.
Learn how you can overcome insomnia: Attend our free webinar presented by Dr. Virginia Runko, a certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist. Discover how insomnia is related to anxiety and depressive disorders, and how one specific type therapy is an effective treatment.
Find out how to ease your anxiety about mass shootings and other forms of terrorism in a special webinar with Dr. Debra Kissen.
Black ribbon for OrlandoADAA deplores the mass shooting that took place in Orlando, Florida, on June 12. Our thoughts are with the survivors, family members, and other loved ones who have been affected by this deadly traumatic event, the worst mass shooting in American history.