Resources

Anxiety

Lending Library items are available to be checked out for two weeks to all North Dakota residents.

Handouts are available in either print or digital format. Printed handouts are free to keep. Digital materials are available to download at your convenience.

Lending Library - Books (6)

Lending Library - DVDs (1)

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Books

Anxiety & Worry
by Eileen Drilling
This booklet, based on the work of Albert Ellis and his Rational-Emotive Therapy, presents the RET approach to unpleasant situations. RET offers new ways of thinking that can help us reduce upset feelings. (professionals)

Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens: How to Build Courage and Stop Fear from Holding You Back
by Andrea Umbach
For anyone with intense fears and phobias, every day can feel like a roller-coaster ride. But if you are a teen, this is especially true. In Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens, you will find practical skills for coping with the thoughts, emotions, physical sensations, and behaviors that accompany phobias. You'll also discover useful strategies to handle the things and situations that cause you to feel fearful.

Helping Your Anxious Child
by Ronald Rapee
This book offers parents valuable practical advice to help you understand your child's anxiety and the options for dealing with it, with or without a therapist's help. (parents)

Overcoming Anxiety in Children and Teens
by Jed Baker PhD
The author shares different techniques to lower anxiety to the point where the person can begin to confront their fears.

When My Worries Get Too Big!
by Karl Dunn Buron
When My Worries Get Too Big is written to help children, parents, and teachers understand about the anxiety experienced by children with autism spectrum disorder and offers some suggestions about how the child might recognize 'anxiety' (autism too big) and what he or she might do.

Your Anxious Child
by John S. Dacey & Lisa B. Fiore
This book offers therapists, teachers and parents an engaging and creative way to teach coping skills to help anxious children alleviate stress, build courage and trust and become an innovative problem solver. (parents & professionals)

DVDs

Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety, Sadness, and Anger
by Dr. Tony Attwood 3 hours
In this intriguing presentation, Dr. Tony Attwood teaches caregivers how to implement "cognitive behaviour therapy." This therapy works from the inside out. With a logical understanding of emotional triggers and responses (in themselves and in others), people can learn to recognize and control their emotions.

Handouts

Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms
NIMH
Do you sometimes have sudden attacks of anxiety and overwhelming fear that last for several minutes? Maybe your heart pounds, you sweat, and you feel like you can’t breathe or think. Do these attacks occur at unpredictable times with no obvious trigger, causing you to worry about the possibility of having another one at any time? If so, you may have a type of anxiety disorder called panic disorder. (English)
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