Take an anonymous online screening or locate a mental health screening site, including those for college students and military and their families. Screening for depression is as important as screening for physical diseases because early identification makes treatment more effective.
Part of a week-long series about mental health in America on HuffPost Live: Watch Dr. Karen Cassiday, ADAA President-Elect, and learn the stories of several people who grapple with anxiety disorders daily.
ADAA mourns the loss of Robin Williams and others whose lives have ended due to suicide. His tragic death illustrates the great need for increased public awareness of the grave risk that suicide poses. Most suicides are preventable.
Mobile apps can be effective tools that make therapy more accessible, efficient, and portable for those with anxiety disorders, depression, OCD, PTSD, and other related disorders. Read the first reviews on this new page.
Nearly two-thirds of people with a diagnosable mental illness do not seek treatment, and racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. are even less likely to get help. Find tools and resources and other helpful information.
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research.