Anxiety Resources

Local Agencies/Individual experts


New England Center for Anxiety

Office locations are in Rhode Island

The New England Center for Anxiety provides services, including: psychotherapy for anxiety, parent consultation and support, workshops and seminars, and family therapy.

Paul Foxman PhD,


Director for the Center of Anxiety Disorders
Burlington, VT
802-865-3450 X425

Dr. Foxman is a director of a private outpatient practice and therapist-training center in Vermont. He has over 30 years of professional experience in a variety of settings. He has written several books and has provided trainings in regards to anxiety and school attendance. Dr. Foxman specifically recommends his book “The Worried Child” for parents. This book addresses anxiety in teens and children.

Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University
Contact Name: Bonnie Brown, 617-353-9610, Email:

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. Their website includes information on their program, and tips on talking to children about tragedies.

Lynn Lyons, LICSW

Concord, NH

Lynn Lyons is an expert in the field of anxiety. She has written several books, sees individual clients, and conducts trainings and speaking events.

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston Children's Hospital has a Department of Psychiatry that works with children who have anxiety, and other mental health disorders. Their website includes: factual information about anxiety, and information about their programs and services.

Center for Life Management

10 Tsienneto Rd
Derry, NH 03038

The Center for Life Management has a variety of groups for children, including: anxiety, emotional dysregulation, and stress management. They also have individual, and family counseling. Please call them to get additional information on the current groups, as they are often changing.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

Concord, NH 03301
603-225-5359 X331 - Laurie Foster

NAMI is dedicated to improving the quality of life of those dealing with mental illness. They provide education, support and advocacy to those afflicted by mental illness and their families. They also have a Family Support Program, and parent education/support groups. NAMI has no costs to this program.

National/International Agencies/Websites

The National Institute of Mental Health

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental health disorders. Their website has printable brochures on specific anxiety disorders, including: obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety, and panic disorder.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

The Anxiety and Depression Society of America provides resources, including: facts and statistics regarding specific anxiety disorders, how to access supports, and strategies to manage anxiety.

Kids Health

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. The have a section for parents, kids, and teens, which include the topic of anxiety. KidsHealth not only provides facts about health, it provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.

NAMI National

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI's website has specific information in regards to anxiety, including: online discussions, and strategies to manage anxiety.

The Child Anxiety Network


The Child Anxiety Network was created by a Doctor Donna Pincus to provider thorough, user-friendly information about child anxiety. The website includes: specific books for children, books for parents, and “coping cards”.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration

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