Anxiety Self-Help


QUICK TOOLS FOR SUPPORT:    website and free app with music, nature imagery, guided breathing (free)  (On the website, just click on one of the nature scenes on the right side to get quick access to calming imagery)   iphone/android

How to Stop a Panic Attack  — Dr. Julie Smith (youtube video)

A Breathing Exercise to Calm Panic Attacks

4-7-8 Relaxing Breath   (Harvard MD Dr. Andrew Weil)

Anxiety Relief  Guided imagery CDs and downloads available for purchase “Guided Meditations for Help with Panic Attacks”  “Relieve Stress” etc.

Podcast — Self-care techniques including “Soft Belly Breathing”  The Center for Mind-Body Medicine

Self-Compassion exercises and guided meditations    Kristin Neff

Guided Deep Relaxation — yoga (shavasana)

“Chatting With Your Anxiety” exercise  — The Mindful Hub

SAM app (Self-Help for Anxiety Management; free)   iphone/android

Virtual Hope Box app (free)  iphone/android

Worry Box app (free)   iphone/android



Anxiety & College      Handout by one of CWC’s college counselors on anxiety and college students.  Summary of self-care for anxiety.  A good place to start.

Stories about Anxiety — The    Free help / coping skills for panic, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, and PTSD

ULifeline’s Anxiety Support Page

Half of Us Anxiety Page

Are you anxious?  You are in good company.  Huffpost article.

Tips for Beating Anxiety    Belleruth Naparstek

The Year of Living Anxiously   Some of the most common mistakes that aggravate anxiety — Dr. Henry Emmons

Antidotes for Anxiety    Hallowell

Mindful Hub     Well-being through mindfulness

8 Habits that Make Millenials Stressed, Anxious and Unproductive

Wellness Recovery Action Plan Toolbox

How Quitting Smoking Can Help You Deal With Anxiety

Anxiety and Depression:  Which supplements can I take to help treat these?  Dr. Henry Emmons

The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques:  Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Anxious and What You Can Do to Change It   Margaret Wehrenberg book on Amazon

Local, in-person support groups