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: