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Fear Facers Summer Camp featured in The New York Times

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.

Fear Facers Summer Camp 2019

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.

Mental Health for High School Families

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…

For women, Tourette’s syndrome means added burdens

“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…

Basic Parenting Strategies for Children with Anxiety Workshop

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…

Student Wellness Day

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.

Lisa Curry-Pochy Awarded Pilot Grant

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.