Awards Program

Blue ribbonPromoting careers and professional development is a central focus of ADAA. Since its inception in 1998, the ADAA awards program has provided more than one million dollars to 345 aspiring professionals and given them access to a professional home, unique pairings with senior mentors from our membership, and participation at the annual conference.

Overview

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual Conference is the premier professional meeting on the science and treatment of anxiety disorders, OCD, PTSD, and depression in children and adults.

The conference goal includes leveraging its broad audience to synthesize cutting-edge knowledge, accelerate dissemination, and translate scientific evidence to practice by engaging clinicians.

Understand the Facts

It's a normal part of life to experience occasional anxiety.

But you may experience anxiety that is persistent, seemingly uncontrollable, and overwhelming. If it’s an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it can be disabling. When anxiety interferes with daily activities, you may have an anxiety disorder.