Jerilyn Ross, Pioneer Advocate for Anxiety Disorders



Jerilyn Ross was the co-founder, President and CEO of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to raise public awareness about anxiety and its treatment. Tragically, she passed away early last month. If you don't know about her important work you can read about this remarkable woman, Jerilyn Ross, Advocate for the Anxious, Dies at 63 by Benedict Carey in the New York Times.

Just last April she was on the Today show helping people understand the difference between everyday worries and anxiety disorder, Everyday Anxiety or Anxiety Disorder? Here is a video of that appearance:

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2 comments


  • I have heard about both Jerilyn and ADAA organisation. The services they rendered by educating people and raising awareness about anxiety disorders and their treatments are invaluable help to the society. Let her soul rest in peace and let the awareness programs continue their services to help the society. My best wishes.
    Regards,
    http://www.depression-treatment.mobi/anxiety-disorder/

    2010/02/19
  • I’ve being researching about Anxiety and reading your blog, I found your post very helpful. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog!

    2010/02/22

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