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Columbia University Center for OCD Treatment and Related Disorders

The mission of the Center for OCD Treatment and Related Disorders at Columbia University/The New York State Psychiatric Institute is to improve the lives of people with OCD and related disorders. They examine how to combine and sequence current OCD treatments to maximize outcome, and they explore novel treatments. They offer no-cost evaluations and treatment for adults through treatment studies.
http://columbiapsychiatry.org/ocd

Columbia University Pediatric OCD Research Program

The Columbia University Pediatric OCD Research Program is dedicated to improving the lives of youth with OCD by conducting cutting-edge research to transform how we understand and treat OCD. This program specializes in treating youth that have tried first-line treatments like medication or CBT but continue to struggle with OCD. They are currently investigating novel treatments for children, adolescents and young adults with OCD and offer treatment through research programs.
http://columbiapsychiatry.org/pamrc/OCD

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

ADAA is the voice for those affected by anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders.
http://www.adaa.org/

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with nearly 130,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as its members.
http://www.apa.org/

Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

The purpose of Division 53: Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology is to encourage the development and advancement of clinical child and adolescent psychology through integration of its scientific and professional aspects.
http://www.apa.org/about/division/div53.aspx

Evidence Based Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

This site was developed to educate the public and professionals about mental health treatments that have the strongest scientific support, and are most likely to work.
http://www.effectivechildtherapy.com/

Child Anxiety Network

This is an Online Resource for Parents with Children with Anxiety headquartered at Boston University.
http://childanxiety.net/

Childhood Anxiety Network

The Childhood Anxiety Network (CAN) website includes information about various childhood anxieties. Affiliated with the Selective Mutism Group (below).
http://www.childhoodanxietynetwork.org/

International OCD Foundation

The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives.
http://iocdf.org/

Society of Clinical Psychology

Division 12: Society of Clinical Psychology includes APA members who are active in practice, research, teaching, administration, and/or study in the field of clinical psychology are invited to join the division.
http://www.apa.org/about/division/div12.aspx

Selective Mutism Group

SMG, part of the Childhood Anxiety Network, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, resources and support to those impacted by a child with the anxiety disorder known as Selective Mutism (SM).
http://www.selectivemutism.org/

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies is a multidisciplinary organization committed to the advancement of scientific approaches to the understanding and improvement of human functioning through the investigation and application of behavioral, cognitive, and other evidence-based principles to the assessment, prevention, treatment of human problems, and the enhancement of health and well-being.
http://www.abct.org

Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple

The Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple is a treatment, research, and training clinic associated with Temple University.
http://www.temple.edu/phobia/

Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

The Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University (BU CARD) is an internationally known clinical and research center specializing in helping both adults and children address a range of anxiety disorders and related challenges, such as difficulties with sleep, concentration, eating, and mood.
http://www.bu.edu/card/

The Phobia and Trauma Clinic

The Phobia and Trauma Clinic at Hofstra Universitys Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center offers unique and technologically advanced treatments for patients whose fears inhibit their quality of life.
http://www.hofstra.edu/Community/slzctr/slzctr_clinic_phobiatrauma.html

Child & Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic

The Temple University Child & Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic (CAADC) provides evidence-based services for children and teens with anxiety, using a cognitive-behavioral approach.
http://childanxiety.org/wps/

Drexel University

Drexel University offers free treatment programs for adults (ages 18-60) suffering from social anxiety disorder.
http://drexel.edu/psychology/clinic/

Depression: Information for Patients and Families

Parent medication guide for treating depression.
http://www.parentsmedguide.org/pmg_depression.html

NIMH press release

NIMH press release about youth with depression who do not get better may respond to combination therapy.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2008/teens-with-treatment-resistant-depression-more-likely-to-get-better-with-switch-to-combination-therapy.shtml

NIMH-Funded Clinical Trials

NIMH supports research studies on mental health and disorders.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/trials/index.shtml

YAI Network

Since 1957, the YAI Network has been providing hope and opportunity to people of all ages with developmental disabilities and their families.
http://www.yai.org/

Central New York Chapter of the Autism Society of America

The Autism Society promotes the active and informed involvement of family members and the individual with autism in the planning of individualized, appropriate services, and supports.
http://www.cnyasa.org/index.html

Trichotillomania Learning Center

TLC is a national nonprofit devoted to ending the suffering caused by hair pulling and skin picking, guided by a Scientific Advisory Board of leading researchers & clinicians.
http://www.trich.org/

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