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  • https://www.betterhelp.com/advice/general/the-complete-guide-to-talking-to-strangers/ If you are socially shy, here’s an article full of suggestions on how to meet others, including a summary of apps that can help start those new relationships.

  • http://cogbtherapy.com/about-cbt/ -This site provides great information for potential clients about the various forms of cognitive behavioral therapy and what a client can expect in treatment.

  • http://fearofflyingschool.com/fear-of-flying - This is a wonderful resource, providing a great deal of information, for free, to those who want to fly more comfortably.

  • www.adaa.org - The Anxiety Disorders Association of America, the national non-profit organization for consumers, clinicians and researchers.

  • www.afterthecrash.com - Involved in a motor vehicle accident? Visit for a free trauma assessment.  Free online treatment available for those who meet study criteria. 

  • www.anx www.alltreatment.com - Offers information on drug and alcohol treatment centers and has an extensive list of articles on address such problems.

  • www.anxietyaustralia.com.au - Helpful resources for those in Australia.

  • www.anxietycoach.com - Lots of good advice on several anxiety disorders from a leading expert.

  • www.anxietynomore.co.uk - informational site from an x-sufferer of anxiety.

  • www.anxietyrecovery.com - Anxiety Disorder Treatment and Recovery in West Los Angeles. 

  • www.anxietyzone.com- Offers a nice community forum for questions and answers.
  • www.askdrjones.com - Original articles and editorials from psychiatrist who has interest in anxiety disorders.

  • www.blueboard.anu.edu.au - Online support group for people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders. It aims to destigmatise mental disorders, and to provide support, hope and opportunities for sufferers and carers to share successful coping strategies. The group is moderated by consumers with clinician support and strict protocols to enhance safety. Participation is free and anonymous.

  • www.bluepages.anu.edu.au - Comprehensive, evidence-based information about depression and its treatment (including medical, psychological and alternative therapies). BluePages also includes interactive depression and anxiety quizzes, descriptions of the experience and symptoms of depression, a relaxation download, and extensive resources for help. Participation is free and anonymous. 

  • www.calmclinic.com - A website that shows anxiety sufferers where to start treating their anxiety. It covers topics such as treatment, symptoms, causes, methods, specific issues related to anxiety, diet considerations and many other topics.

  • www.dentalfearcentral.org - Self-help for anyone suffering with dental phobia, anxiety, or specific dental fears.  Includes a support forum and dentist recommendations and reviews.

  • www.dentalelite.co.uk/a-childrens-guide-to-the-dentist/. Here's a brief little 1.5-minute video to reassure kids who are heading to the dentist. 

  • www.dentalhygenistschools.com/resouces/a-resource-guide-to-dental-fear -Lots of good information for those afraid of going to the dentist.

  • www.dentalphobia.co.uk - written by dentists who specialize in treating people with dental phobia. An excellent source of information and advice.

  • www.depression-guide.com/anxiety-disorders.htm - Guide to the entire range of mental health disorders. Shows that anxiety disorder has many different forms as well as degree of severity with treatment options.

  • www.depression.realage.com - valuable information regarding depression and offers a free depression symptoms test.

  • www.designandcopy.ca/silentchild/ - Provides lots of information on selective mutism plus support group contacts, message board and a kids' area.

  • www.diseasesatoz.com - Health Care Information plan for family health, womens health, mens and child health. Good resource for all diseases and conditions, mental & sexual disorders.

  • www.DivePsych.com - Information on panic and PTSD in scuba divers.

  • www.doyoupanic.co.uk - A personal case study of one person's recovery from obsessive panic.

  • www.drugwatch.com - “comprehensive Web site featuring extensive information about medications, drug interactions, and drug side effects.”

  • www.ecouch.anu.edu.au - e-hub’s latest interactive self-help program includes modules for social anxiety, generalised anxiety and depression. It provides self-help training drawn from cognitive, behavioural and interpersonal therapies as well as relaxation and exercise. Participation is free and anonymous.  Modules for panic disorder, bereavement and relationship breakdown will be deployed in 2010.

  • www.factsforhealth.org - Resources for social anxiety and PTSD from a non-profit organization. 

  • www.fearfreeflying.co.uk/home.htm - focuses on coping with flying anxiety and aerophobia.

  • http://forterustreatment.com/ptsd/- Comprehensive set of pages, outlining the essence of PTSD and the various options for treatment.

  • www.giftfromwithin.org - A non-profit organization that is a resource for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) survivors and caregivers.

  • www.healingwell.com - A guide to diseases, disorders and chronic illness.  Go to "Conditions" and find the Anxiety-Panic Resource Center. 

    www.health-care-clinic.com/ - Online health care guide for family, men, women, child. Information on all diseases with their symptoms, treatment, causes and info on drugs starting from A to Z.

  • www.helpforibs.com - "Help for IBS."  Education, support, and tangible help for all IBS symptoms, including diarrhea, constipation, pain, and bloating.

  • www.helpguide.org/mental/social_anxiety_support_symptom_causes_treatment.htm - Article: "Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder / Social Phobia: Symptoms, Types, Causes, Treatment, and Support"

  • www.hypnoperth.com/HypnotherapyFearsandPhobias.html  - Nice brief overview about phobias and panic attacks and several methods of treatment.

  • www.ibstales.com - Read the personal stories of IBS sufferers and share your own experiences.

  • http://www.miamihelicopter.com/resources/psychology-fear- flying-heights This page gives a brief summary of suggestions to overcome the fear flying.

  • www.mindfulrecovery.com- Life-long anxiety reduction is taught in a 8 phase program that integrates Mindfulness Meditation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

  • www.moodgym.anu.edu.au - A popular interactive program that teaches cognitive-behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression. MoodGYM has been extensively researched and its effectiveness has been demonstrated in randomised controlled trials. Participation is free and anonymous.

  • msw.usc.edu/mindful-living-resources - USC School of Social Work's online MSW program provides a Mindfulness for Healthy Living Toolkit containing a list of mindfulness tips, tricks, and meditations which can support mental health recovery and act as an early intervention tool.

  • www.myanxietycompanion.com - Developed by women who suffers from an anxiety disorder who wants to impart her opinions, book reviews, and other self-help and consumer guidance for others with anxiety.

  • www.ocdcentre.com - Serving OCD sufferers and their families in the UK.  Offering free and fee-based service.

  • www.ocdchicago.org - a comprehensive site designed to educate consumers about OCD.  Special sections for Individuals, Parents, Friends & Family, College Students, School Personnel, Clergy or Media.

  • www.ocdeducationstation.org - "OCD Education Station" is a unique resource designed to educate school personnel on how to identify and assist students who may have symptoms of OCD  Also a great tool for parents working with school personnel on managing their child's OCD.

  • www.OCDHOTLINE.com - OCD Hotline of NY/NJ offers visitors the chance to submit their confidential questions and get a FREE reply within 24 hours, with no obligation. 

  • www.ocduk.org - Developed to assist people in the United Kingdom who suffer from OCD.

  • www.ocd-world.org.uk.- "information, advice and support to those with obsessive compulsive disorder"

  • http://www.onthewagon.org/mental-health-and-exercise/  “Here is a solid, well-done summary about how exercise can help anxiety, PTSD and depression.”

  • www.overcominganxiety.org  - “This site provides information on anxiety & panic disorders, different phobias, and more.”

  • www.panicattacks.com.au -A straight-forward web site offering guidance for those with panic attacks from someone who has been there.

  • www.paniccure.com - Inspiration and guidance for those healing from panic disorder and agoraphobia. 

  • www.panicend.com -  “Suggestions for responding to panic attacks from someone who’s been there.” 

  • www.panicla.com - Offers definitions of terms regarding anxiety disorders and treatment options. Also find out about their book, Living with Panic Disorder.

  • http://panicattackhelper.com  - Information and motivation for people who suffer from panic attacks and anxiety.

  • www.panicsurvivor.com - This site offers news, survivor stories for all anxiety disorders, a bulletin board and forums.

  • http://panictermination.com/ - an excellent website, created and maintained by an ask-panic sufferer, full of information and guidance.

  • www.paruresis.org - A non-profit organization for anyone suffering from shy bladder.  I am on their advisory board.

  • http://personalself.com/how-to-overcome-shyness/ - A great set of 24 actionable steps you can take to overcome social anxieties.

  • www.recovery-inc.org - Recovery, Inc. is a nonprofit mental health self-help organization that offers weekly group meetings for people suffering from various emotional and mental conditions.

  • www.shakeyourshyness.com - A site dedicated to helping people overcome shyness through education.

  • www.shypassions.com - Free online community site for shy and socially anxious singles.

  • www.soberrecovery.com - Alcohol, drug abuse and recovery issues in general

  • www.socialanxietyassist.com.au  - Helpful resources on social anxiety in Australia

  • www.speakeeezi.com - Overcome stage fright with gradual exposure in manageable steps. The Public Speaking & Social Anxiety Clinic of New York

  • www.stresscenter.com - Offers newsletter, on-line chats and other resources.

  • www.total-health-care.com/ - Advice on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle from infancy to old-age.

  • https://www.tuck.com/anxiety-guide-sleep/ -An excellent resource for sleep and anxiety, and good sleep health.

  • https://upgradedpoints.com/how-to-overcome-your-fear-of-flying This is a fine review of some basic but helpful resources for the fear of flying, including some newer apps and a high-quality, infographic. 

  • www.way2hope.org/changing_mental-emotional_health.htm - Help with fear, anxiety, insecurity, panic, depression, grief, addictions, eating disorders, etc.