Kids around the country share their stories of struggling with and managing their anxiety disorders in this special Nick News With Linda Ellerbee. Watch it here.
Dr. Jenny Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment. Listen here.
Jenny C. Yip, PsyD, ABPP
Executive Director, Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, USC - Keck School of Medicine
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program
Dr. Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment.
C. Alec Pollard, PhD
Founder and Director, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute Anxiety Disorders Center
Professor, Community and Family Medicine, St. Louis University
Author and coauthor of more than 80 publications about anxiety disorders and related topics
Dr. Pollard explains a strategy that teaches family members to shape treatment-seeking behavior in someone with an anxiety disorder.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health providers in the United States. It contains a listing of diagnostic criteria for every psychiatric disorder recognized by the U.S. health care system.
ADAA produces a short film showing how college students suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders find relief with help from counselors and other mental health professionals.
A new peer support group is forming for social anxiety/shyness. Other anxieties welcomed! OCD, panic, TS, etc. Refreshments will be served. Enjoy an evening of socialization.
Our purpose is to provide a safe and supportive environment for people with anxiety to get together, discuss and work on our condition, and help each other as best as we can.
Do you feel too anxious or nervous to come out to the group meetings? Or are you not yet ready for the group and would you like more information before your first meeting? If so, we strongly suggest that you get in touch with a facilitator at SA-Chicago-owner [at] yahoogroups [dot] com. We can answer any questions you might have about the group and about taking the first steps in dealing with social anxiety.