Recommended Links

Anxiety Disorders Association of Ontario

The ADAO, a non-profit organization, currently offers the following programs and services:

  • 14-Week Anxiety Management Workshop (Ottawa)
  • Information Website
  • Toll-free information phone line
  • Educational Presentations

Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada 
The ADAC is a registered charity and non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting public and professional sensitization and awareness of anxiety conditions. (Ottawa, ON)

Anxiety Disorders Association of America 
The ADAA web site includes plenty of information on the anxiety disorders, including a guide to treatment, locating a specialist in your area, Consumer resources, resources for Professionals, News & Events, Message Boards and Chats (Rockville, Maryland)

Anxiety Disorders Centre 
The Anxiety Disorders Centre aims to provide effective psychological treatment of anxiety disorders. Our services are informed by current treatment research in order to provide you with the best quality care. (Calgary & Edmonton, Alberta)

ASAP Dictionary of Anxiety and Panic Disorder
The ASAP on-line Dictionary has two main sections; a “General Dictionary” and a “Medications Dictionary.” The Medications Dictionary defines the pharmaceutical medications often used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. All other definitions are found in the General Dictionary.

Association/Troubles Anxieux du Quebec (ATAQ)
Pour la information, la recherche, et l’aide sur l’anxi?t? et les troubles anxieux au Qu?bec. Education, research and help for people suffering from anxiety disorders. In French.

Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments
CANMAT – or the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments – is an extensive, cohesive network linking healthcare professionals from across Canada who have a special interest in mood and anxiety disorders. The ultimate goal of CANMAT is to improve the quality of life of persons suffering from mood and anxiety disorders, through its combined efforts in research, education, public awareness and policy development.

Children’s Mental Health Ontario
CMHO provides a central source of information for members, and for parents, youth, policy-makers and other health professionals. A helpful resource for parents, and a link to finding a Centre near you including a crisis line if you need immediate assistance.

Duke University Program in Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders (PCAAD)
Their program focuses on the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress disorder in Children. The web site offers general information on the full range of anxiety disorders affecting children & provides some of the specifics concerning the work that goes on at PCAAD. Along with the advanced treatment methods offered they are conducting ongoing research (Durham, NC)

Facts For Health 
A new comprehensive resource to help identify, understand and treat Social Anxiety Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Madison, Wisconsin)

Freedom From Fear 
Offers information & support on anxiety and depressive disorders (Staten Island, NY)

Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders 
This website includes information on different anxiety disorders, as well as directions for individuals who are interested in participating in clinical studies that relate to specific anxiety disorders. They also have a website specifically dedicated to Social Anxiety Disorder – www.bostonsocialanxiety.com

National Institute of Mental Health
Provides the latest information & news on anxiety disorders’ symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for Consumers, Medical and Mental Health Professionals. The NIMH site includes references and referrals to national mental health organizations & self-help groups, a resource list, books and audiovisual materials (Bethesda, MD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation 
An international not-for-profit organization, this web site provides helpful information on OCD and related disorders (North Branford, CT)

The OCD Center of Los Angeles
The OCD Center of Los Angeles provides qualified, licensed Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of OCD, OC Spectrum Disorders, and related anxiety disorders. Their site offers extensive information about the nature and treatment of these disorders, as well as links to other valuable sites.

Online Colleges: Critical Mental Health Resources for Students
This resource is meant to provide college students and young people with information on maintaining good mental health and identifying mental health issues.

The Selectively Silent Child
An informal alliance of selective mutism support groups for parents and children. This site offers information on signs to watch for, causes, treatment options, suggestions for teachers, groups and contact information, and a message board. (Toronto, Ontario)

Selective Mutism Group/Childhood Anxiety Network
This non-profit organization represents the largest internet resource for information on selective mutism and related childhood anxiety disorders. This site includes a Canadian support group. (Philadelphia)

Social Anxiety Disorder
This website is specifically dedicated to Social Anxiety Disorder, by the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders.

Social Phobia Support Group of Toronto 
Meetings are held Tuesday & Wednesday evenings & Fridays from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Meetings are very informal and there is no pressure to participate. We provide support and encouragement in a relaxed and friendly group environment. Just attending is a step in the right direction.
Located at:

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
250 College Street, 11th Floor, Room 1118
Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Earla at dunbarlamont@aol.com

S.T.A.R.T. (Stress, Trauma, Anxiety, Rehabilitation Treatment) Clinic for Mood & Anxiety Disorders 
The START Clinic for Mood & Anxiety Disorders specializes in the assessment and treatment of people suffering from various mood and anxiety disorders. We provide individual and group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and offer many other forms of treatment including mindfulness meditation. We are a centre that also facilitates research to enhance our understanding and treatment options for these clinical disorders.

Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. 

This web site includes information about TS, treatment and research news, national and international contacts, resources. TSA includes 700 members, approx. 50 chapters, more than 300 support groups in the U.S. (Bayside, NY)

Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (TSFC) 
Established in 1976, TSFC is the only national voluntary non-profit organization assisting individuals affected by Tourette Syndrome and its associated disorders. They are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with, or affected by, Tourette Syndrome through programs of education, advocacy, self-help and the promotion of research.

Trauma and Mental Health Report
This is a weekly online mental-health magazine published out of York University in Toronto with the purpose to share research-based knowledge with members of the community, on the topic of interpersonal trauma and mental health.

Trichotillomania Learning Center
TLC is a national non-profit organization devoted to advancing understanding of trichotillomania or compulsive hair-pulling. Includes up-to-date information, support and local resource referrals (Santa Cruz, CA)

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