Anxiety

AnxietyBC www.anxietybc.com/

Provides information on anxiety disorders and how to support children with anxiety concerns, including self-help toolkits, videos, personal stories, and newsletters.

Canadian Paediatric Society: Caring for Kids www.caringforkids.cps.ca/ Click “Behaviour & Parenting” > “Taming the Monsters: Helping children deal with their fears”

Provides parents with information about their children’s health and well-being, including resources about how to help children deal with fears.

Children’s Mental Health Ontario www.kidsmentalhealth.ca/ | Click “For Parents and Families” > “Signs & Disorders” > “Anxiety

Disorders” Provides information on children’s mental health, including information on anxiety disorders for parents. Multiple languages available.

Hands on Scotland handsonscotland.co.uk/

A UK-based website providing information on child and youth well-being. The section on anxiety has video clips, case studies, and information on how to be helpful and what to avoid.

KidsHealth kidshealth.org/parent/ Search for “anxiety”

A US-based website providing general health and healthy living information for kids, teens and parents, including information on anxiety, causes, related issues, coping skills, and more.

McMaster University: Offord Centre for Child Studies: Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development knowledge.offordcentre.com/ | Click “Behaviour and Mental Health Problems” > “Anxiety”

Provides information for parents on child development and mental health, including information, articles, pamphlets, and suggested books and DVDs on anxiety disorders.

 

 

Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada http://anxietvcanada.ca/enalish/vouth/index.htm

Website for teens providing background information on anxiety disorders, those affected, treatment options, and how to help oneself or a friend.

 

Mind Your Mind http://mindvourmind.ca/

A Canadian website for youth by youth providing resources to help manage stress, and mental health issues. Includes personal stories, coping tools, music, and a blog.

Mindcheck http://www.mindcheck.ca/

A Canadian website focused on prevention and early intervention of mental health challenges in youth. Contains information, quizzes and resources.

Teen Mental Health http://teenmentalhealth.org/understandinq-mental-health/mental-disorders/

A Canadian website with evidence-based information on teen mental health, including anxiety. The site has a number of videos explaining different types of anxiety.

Here to Help: Anxiety Disorders Toolkit http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/workbook/anxietv-disorders-toolkit

Information and resources for effective self-management of anxiety and anxiety disorders.

MindShift Mobile App http://anxietvbc.com/mobile-app

MindShift will help you learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety.

Taking Care: Child and Youth Mental Health http://takinqcare.knowledae.ca/

Interactive website with information on anxiety, the documentary Fighting Their Fears, and self-help kits.