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Anxiety disorders like panic disorders, phobias, and others are covered, together with valuable resources, at the National Institute of Mental Health's site in order to better understand conditions, treatments for disorders that can disrupt your life.

The September 11th attack left indelible scars on the childhoods of many of America's youth.  One organization offers opportunities to pitch in and help others, resources for assistance, healthcare services, advice and support groups, as well as a free workbook, "First Aid for Feelings" to help kids manage feelings.

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