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The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is the leader in education, training, and research for anxiety, depression, and related disorders. This portion of their website provides an introduction to anxiety and mood disorders in children and adolescents.
The Child Anxiety Network is designed to provide thorough, user-friendly information about childhood anxiety problems and links to resources for parents and professionals. Also, be sure to look at the “Related Links” to access the websites for pediatric anxiety treatment centers across the United States.
The International OCD Foundation
The International OCD Foundation (OCF) is an international organization composed of people with OCD, their families, friends, professionals, and other concerned individuals. Be sure to follow the link to information about OCD in Kids.
The Children's Center for OCD and Anxiety offers an excellent site called “Worry Wise Kids.” The site features information about pediatric anxiety disorders and OCD, differences between adaptive and maladaptive childhood anxiety, and how to manage anxiety at school.
Selective Mutism Association
The Selective Mutism Association is dedicated to providing education and resources for parents and professionals working with children who have selective mutism.