ATA’s primary initiatives are in the areas of education, advocacy, research and support. Here we offer a brief summary of ATA’s current programmatic initiatives.

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ATA helps patients and their allies better understand tinnitus, its causes, and the currently available management options that can minimize its impact. We do this by providing the best, most scientifically-grounded information on tinnitus. ATA also works to educate healthcare providers about tinnitus, in order to improve patient access to quality tinnitus management services.


ATA is a vocal advocate for a patient community that needs to be heard. We work to increase public awareness of the condition and build support for improved patient support systems. ATA uses its national standing to address barriers in patient care and encourage increased federal funding for tinnitus research.


ATA is one of very few organizations that funds advanced, independent tinnitus research. ATA supports cutting-edge science, with targeted, annual research grants to innovative and promising projects. Over the last 35 years, we have contributed nearly $6 million to the search for a cure.


Compassion for people with tinnitus is at the foundation of everything we do. ATA strives to be a trusted and helpful resource for tinnitus patients. Through our programs and interaction with patients, we are building a strong, mutually-supportive and active patient community, across the country and around the world.

ATA will continue to provide these programmatic services until a definitive cure for tinnitus is found and all patients have access to the best medical treatment for their condition.

Patient Stories

There are as many experiences of tinnitus as there are people. Learn about the various ways people manage their condition and take back their lives.

Tinnitus Research

ATA is one of the only organizations worldwide funding tinnitus research. Learn about ATA's innovative Roadmap to a Cure, and recently-funded studies.

Treatment Options

Treatment Options

You have choices when it comes to tinnitus treatment. Learn about your options, including general wellness, sound therapy, behavioral therapies and more.