MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
DECEMBER - ANXIETY RESOURCES
Generalized Anxiety Disorder:
Generalized Anxiety Disorder: When Worry Gets Out of Control (National Institute of Mental Health)
Anxiety Test (Mental Health America)
Anxiety and Depression Association of America focuses on improving quality of life for those with anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. ADAA helps people find treatment, resources, and support.
HelpGuide is a small independent nonprofit that runs one of the world’s top 10 mental health websites.
Healthy Minds Philly offers tools and resources to support and improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Philadelphians. Healthy Minds Philly is an initiative of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability services, city of Philadelphia.
Mental Health America is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it; with recovery as the goal.
Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms (National Institute of Mental Health)
What to say to someone experiencing anxiety or a panic attack (NAMI)
Penn Psychiatry: Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety is an internationally renowned research and clinical facility that offers state-of-the-art treatment programs specifically designed for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Social Anxiety (SAD), Panic Disorder (PD), Agoraphobia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and Specific Phobias.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: When Unwanted Thoughts or Repetitive Behaviours Take Over (National Institute of Mental Health)
International OCD Foundation aims to improve outcomes for individuals with OCD and related disorders by: Providing resources, Promoting awareness, Increasing access to effective treatment through: educating mental health professionals about evidence-based treatments, providing a forum for professional collaboration and networking and supporting research into the causes of and treatments for OCD and related disorders.
Einstein Healthcare: Mental and Behavioral Health utilizes the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders to perform assessments. Staff will evaluate and formulate an anxiety disorder treatment plan. Mental health therapies and rehabilitative services are very helpful for patients with anxiety disorders.
Social Anxiety Disorder/Social Phobia:
Social Anxiety Disorder: More Than Just Shyness (National Institute of Mental Health)
Barriers to Mental Health Treatment Among Individuals with Social Anxiety Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (American Psychological Association)
Managing Social Anxiety Workbook: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach (Oxford Clinical Psych)
Substance Induced Anxiety:
Anxiety and Substance Use Disorders (US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health)
Substance/Medication-Induced Anxiety Disorder (VeryWellMind)
Disorders.org is a guide to understanding mental health disorders and available treatments. This website also has listings of Counselors, Therapists, Treatment Centers, Support and Therapy Groups and Psychiatrists near you to get the support you or someone close to you may need.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.