Resource Guide for Social Anxiety Disorder

Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Association (SP/SAA)

Internet address:
http://www.socialphobia.org

Description of services provided:
SP/SAA offers information for consumers on social anxiety, news, and related web sites. There is also a mailing list, stories of people's personal experiences, and a bookstore.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Address:
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184 MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663

Phone:
1-866-615-6464

Internet address:
http://www.nimh.nih.gov

Description of services provided:
NIMH provides mental health information for the public, practitioners, and researchers. News and events, and information on clinical trials, funding opportunities, and intramural research are covered here.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)

Phone:
1-240-485-1001

Internet address:
http://www.adaa.org

Description of services provided:
ADAA provides information for the public and professionals on anxiety disorders, finding a therapist, self-help groups, and anxiety screening tools.

American Psychiatric Association

Address:
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3901

Phone:
1-703-907-7300

Email:
apa@psych.org

Internet address:
http://www.psych.org/

Description of services provided:
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is composed of over 35,000 specialists in the field. While the website is obviously geared to its members, visitors do have access to top news stories related to psychiatry, library archives, and an extensive listing of links to other organizations.

ABIL (Agorophobics Building Independent Lives)

Address:
400 West 32nd Street
Richmond, VA 23225

Phone:
1-804-353-3964

Internet:
http://www.anxietysupport.org/b001menu.htm

Description of services provided:
Based in Virginia, ABIL, Inc. aims to "provide hope, support and advocacy" in the lives of people with anxiety and panic disorders. You can get information on local support groups, as well as read related news stories and articles that cover a variety of topics, like how to find a therapist.



Last reviewed February 2007 by David Juan, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


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