Below key organizations, web pages and information about anxiety disorders are linked for you. We encourage you to explore these and to connect with your state or local National Federation of Families affiliate if you need support, information or resources or are concerned that your child/youth may be struggling with an anxiety disorder.
There are 5 major types of anxiety disorders. The links below will connect you with leading organization(s) specializing in each.
A great fact sheet about anxiety disorders from our state affiliate in Minnesota, Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health.
Founded in 1979, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.
Child Anxiety Network
The Child Anxiety Network was created to provide thorough, user-friendly information about child anxiety.
NAF is a nonprofit educational organization that disseminates information on Panic & Anxiety Disorder, OCD, PTSD and more.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The Social Anxiety Association (SAA), a non-profit organization, was officially organized in 1997 to meet the growing needs of people throughout the world who have social phobia/social anxiety.