In it’s third year, the Fear Facers Summer Camp is receiving recognition by the New York Times. Fear Facers Summer Camp is a one- or two-week camp session hosted by the Center for OCD, Anxiety, and Related Disorders (COARD) designed for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and/or anxiety.
Children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and/or anxiety are invited to join us this summer for a one- or two-week camp session. In addition to daily therapy, participants between the ages of 7 and 15 will experience activities that allow for personal growth and improved behaviors.
A new guideline for treating Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders emphasizes the importance of accurate diagnosis and ongoing assessment, and it states there are effective treatments available that could help improve symptoms.
The families of all Alachua County high school students, you are invited to a free family workshop on promoting the mental health and wellness of your high school student. Dr. Marcia Morris, UF psychiatry professor and author will share advice about a variety of issues, including how to…
“If you’re not looking for tics and you miss them, you’re also not looking for OCD to occur,” said Carol Mathews, director of the University of Florida’s Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders. “You’re not looking for anxiety. You’re not looking for mood disorders. And those are things that…
For some kids with anxiety disorders, a new study suggests the best treatment might be teaching their parents new parenting skills.
Join us for a free “Basic Parenting Strategies for Children with Anxiety” workshop. Who: Open to all What: Free “Basic Parenting Strategies for Children with Anxiety” workshop When: Tues., April 30, 2019, 6 – 8 pm Where: Celebration United Methodist Church, 9501 SW Archer Road Why: To learn strategies…
The Education Foundation of Alachua County hosts the 2nd Annual Student Wellness Day. The event will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Howard Bishop Middle School.
Congratulations, Lisa Curry-Pochy, Research Assistant in Dr. Mark Lewis’ lab, has been chosen as the recipient of the research pilot grant for April 2019. COARD, with support from the Brooke Professorship and the McKnight Brain Institute at UF, is delighted to award this grant to help forward her research.
A cluttered home can be a stressful home, researchers are learning.