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Fear Facer Camp 2023 Camp Dates Announced

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 this summer. In addition to daily therapy, participants between the ages of 7 and 15 will experience activities that allow for personal growth and improved behaviors.

Carol Mathews talks about anxiety on “in your brain” podcast

University of Florida, department of psychiatry Chair and Director of the Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders, Carol Mathews, MD talks with in your brain podcast‘s Cristina Besosa about anxiety: what it is, how we study it, how to recognize it, and when to seek help for it.

Animated educational OCD cartoons now on YouTube Kids

A group of UF researchers teamed up with an animation company, Tiny Docs, in 2020 to create two cartoon videos for children with anxiety and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, and their families. The videos — Billy vs. Worry Monster and Billy Goes to School — were guided by data from…

How To Ease Children’s Anxiety About COVID-19

Kids, too, may be feeling worried — especially if they already have an anxiety disorder. Fortunately, there are things we can do to help our kids cope. But first, parents and other caregivers must ease their own concerns. …

Steps to ease kids anxiety about COVID

Posted by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital – New things and situations are anxiety producing, and COVID-19 is no exception. So much is unknown about the disease, and things seem to be changing quickly. This can be worrisome for both adults and kids. Parents may be wondering how they can talk about it…

Managing anxiety during coronavirus crisis

Experts at the University of Florida’s Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders discuss how to know if you or a loved one are experiencing unhealthy levels of anxiety and offer tips to manage it.


Posted by University of Virginia Today – Bethany Teachman is a University of Virginia professor of psychology, a licensed clinical psychologist – and, most importantly these days, the leader of the University’s Program for Anxiety, Cognition and Treatment Lab. She has created online tools that help people manage anxiety…

Raising Hope at Work – COARD

It is that time of a year when you can make a difference. Raising Hope at Work is the annual employee campaign for UF Health Shands and UF College of Medicine faculty and staff members. We have the opportunity to help our goals to understand the causes of OCD,…

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…