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Resources for Children and Families

General

BC Partners for Mental Health & Addictions Information
www.heretohelp.bc.ca
A great website with a wealth of self-help resources for a range of mental health concerns.

Anxiety

Anxiety BC
www.anxietybc.com
An excellent website for parents with information, self-help resources, and videos about anxiety.

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-By-Step Guide for Parents - Ronald M. Rapee et al (2008).
This very helpful book includes an overview of common anxiety problems in children and helps kids and parents learn effective CBT skills to overcome fear, anxiety, and avoidance.

Talking Back to OCD - John S. March & Christin M. Benton (2007).
Parents and kids will benefit from the helpful skills in this book from one of the top experts in the field.

What To Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems with Sleep -  Dawn Huebner (2008).

What To Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD  - Dawn Huebner (2007).

What To Do When You Worry Too Much.  A Kids’ Guide to Overcoming Anxiety - Dawn Huebner (2005).
Kids love this great series as it helps them learn effective skills to better manage these common problems.  It features a child-friendly picture book format that includes loads of creative and fun activities.

Dr. Kimberley Da Silva's Presentation on Anxiety in Children


Dr. Martin Davidson talks about back to school anxiety


Dr. Martin Davidson's Presentation on Children and Technology

 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD; ADD)

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance
www.caddra.ca/cms4
A website devoted to information and resources for individuals of any age who suffer from ADHD and their families.

Russell Barkley’s website
www.russellbarkley.org
Another website devoted to information and resources for ADHD across the lifespan from one of the top experts in the field.

Learning Challenges/Disabilities/Disorders

Learning Disabilities Association - Vancouver
www.ldav.ca
A handy website providing information on learning difficulties and local resources.

At the North Shore Stress and Anxiety Clinic, we recommend high quality resources for our clients and families that are based on the best, up-to-date, scientific research available.