A Guide to Overcoming Anxiety and Depression for Individuals, Families and Health Professionals

Recommended Websites


  • Addictions and Recovery. A public service website on addictions and recovery. www.AddictionsAndRecovery.org
  • American Institute of Stress: A not-for-profit organization established in 1978 as a clearinghouse for stress-related information. Its founding members included Hans Selye, Linus Pauling, Alvin Toffler, Bob Hope, Michael DeBakey, and Herbert Benson. www.Stress.org
  • American Psychiatric Association. www.psych.org
  • Public information site by the American Psychiatric Association. www.healthyminds.org
  • American Psychological Association. www.apa.org/
  • Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy. Founded by Dr. Aaron Beck the father of modern cognitive therapy and his daughter Dr. Judith Beck. www.BeckInstitute.org
  • The Mind/Body Medical Institute. Founded by Dr. Herbert Benson, author of The Relaxation Response. www.mbmi.org
  • Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. Founded by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zin, whose meditation program is used in a number of health care programs.www.umassmed.edu/cfm
  • National Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists. A database of all certified cognitive behavioral therapists. www.nacbt.org
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Information on alternative medicine from a member of the National Institutes of Health. http://nccam.nih.gov
  • National Center for PTSD. Part of US Department of Veterans Affairs. www.ncptsd.va.gov
  • National Institutes of Mental Health. Information and programs on the entire spectrum of mental health. www.nimh.nih.gov
  • Progressive Relaxation. Describes the original mindbody relaxation technique developed by Dr. Edmund Jacobson of the University of Chicago in the 1920s. www.progressiverelaxation.org

Selected Resources

Calm Clinic: Covers the crucial topics necessary to begin fighting anxiety.

Help for Depression

Medicine 4 Me - UK Pharmacy

MedsLook Online Pharmacy


Stress Management Anxiety Reduction

Stress Relief Center


Last Modified: February 17, 2014

For a more information please look at the book, I Want to Change My Life by Dr. Steven M. Melemis.