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Check out our new "What Is" videos about depression, major depressive disorder (MDD), suicide, and OCD.
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Welcome to our newest “What Is?” video where we talk about Major Depressive Disorder, also known as MDD. MDD is a common mental health challenge that many people face. MDD is not the same as depression. In this short video, we’ll help you understand what MDD is, its signs, why it happens, and…

Suicide is a common mental health challenge that many people face. Whether you're someone dealing with suicidal thoughts or want to support someone who is, this video is here to help. You Are Not Alone. Support is Available. Watch it now to learn more and consider subscribing to our YouTube…

OCD is a common mental health challenge that many people face. In this short video, we’ll help you understand what OCD is, its signs, why it happens, and how it can be treated. Whether you're someone dealing with OCD or want to support someone who is, this video is can help. Watch it now to…

We all have tough days, but when we feel down day after day, we may be experiencing clinical depression.

Everyone experiences depression differently. ADAA's website provides additional support resources.

This video is made possible through a collaboration with McLean Hospital. …

 

What is depression? Learn about  the signs and symptoms of depression.

Dr. Atasha Jordan from Harvard University shares her insights and research into addressing mental health in the Black community. 

ADAA member and bipolar expert, Dr. Steve Strakowski explains the signs and symptoms as well as treatment options for bipolar disorder.

 

Trauma affects us in profound ways, shaping our emotional and physical responses. In this engaging video by ADAA member Dr. Arash Javanbakht, discover the various ways our minds and bodies react to traumatic events. Gain insights that can help promote resilience and well-being.  

Ever wonder how PTSD changes the brain? This PTSD Awareness Month,  Dr. Arash Javanbakht, a renowned psychiatrist and ADAA member, sheds light on the fascinating neuroscience behind PTSD in this insightful video. Gain a deeper understanding of the brain's response to trauma and the potential for…

Did you know that approximately 8% of the general population experiences PTSD? Today is PTSD Screening Day and ADAA member Dr. Arash Javanbakht‘s video offers important insights on the prevalence of PTSD. Help spread awareness and support those affected by using #PTSDAwareness #BreakTheStigma #…

Listen here:  I-CBT Treatment At A Glance with Mike Heady, LCPC

Join Nicole Morris, LMFT and Mental Health Correspondent, as she continues the discussion with Mike Heady, LCPC, regarding how I-CBT can be applied in treatment. This glance provides a broad overview to some of the key…

Listen here: An Introduction to Inference-Based CBT with Mike Heady, LCPC

Join your host, Nicole Morris, LMFT and Mental Health Correspondent, as we learn about Inference-Based CBT with our special guest, Mike Heady, LCPC. The OCD Family Community has made reference to I-CBT before, but…

 

What is Bipolar Disorder? Learn about the signs and symptoms of a bipolar diagnoses in adults.

Suicide is among the leading causes of death in the United States. In this short video, Dr. Reynold's reviews the importance in having conversations about mental health with men, reviews the warning signs, and dismantles myths about suicide. How do we have these conversations? This webinar…

In this 2001 Discovery Channel video ADAA member Neal Sideman discusses his personal experience with panic attacks, anxiety and agoraphobia and how he worked through his struggles with the help of therapy.

How to use Exposure and Response Prevention as a treatment method to help children and teens with OCD.

ADAA Member Aureen Pinto Wagner, PhD describes to measure your emotions and anxiety with "The Feeling Thermometer."

 

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?  ADAA Member Aureen Pinto Wagner, PhD shares an introduction to CBT as a treatment option for your mental health journey including what CBT’s goals and core principals are, when it is generally used, and what to expect if seeking CBT…

If you are looking for CBT as your treatment option for anxiety or depression, ADAA members provide some questions and insight on what to ask clinicians.

ADAA sits down with Dan Rocker (International Paruresis Association (IPA)) and ADAA Member Ruth Lippin, LCSW to discuss paruresis, or Shy Bladder Syndrome. In this podcast we review what paruresis is, how it can impact ones life, and what treatment options are available. 

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What is Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)? ADAA Member Erika Vivyan, PhD shares an introduction on PCIT as a treatment option for your child and discusses what PCIT's goals and core principals are, when it is generally used to treat, and what to expect.