Resources and Links

Anxiety Disorders Association of America - Provides information on anxiety disorders, an anxiety-screening test and self-help resources.

National Institute of Mental Health: Anxiety Resources - Provides booklets on anxiety disorders, overview of current anxiety research, surgeon general report, and information in English as well as Spanish. The National Institute of Mental Health has created the anxiety disorders Education Program to increase public and professional awareness of the anxiety disorders and their disruptive effects. NIMH offers educational information about each anxiety disorder and information about resources available to individuals suffering from them. NIMH also can provide information relevant to other mental health problems.

American Psychological Association: Anxiety Help Center - Provides information on treatment options for anxiety disorders.

Effective Child Therapy Website - Provides up-to-date information about child/adolescent therapies with support from scientific studies.

PracticeWise - A website for professionals interested in evidence-based therapies for children.

National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices - Federal clearinghouse of mental health therapies with strong scientific basis.

Mental Health: A report from the Surgeon General - Provides information on prevalence, etiology and treatment of anxiety disorders.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies - Contact ABCT or visit their Web site to obtain a list of mental health professionals in your state who use behavior therapy and/or cognitive behavior therapy-forms of treatment that are usually goal-oriented, short-term and drug free. To request free fact sheets about psychological problems visit their Web site.

The Shyness Home page - Obtain information about the Shyness Institute, the Shyness Clinic and the Social Fitness Center in California