Psych Central


Solome Tibebu, creator of the web site Anxiety In Teens, gives a TEDx Talk about her experiences with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and panic attacks. As a youth (not that she’s old now, in her early twenties) she felt alone and had difficulty reaching out for help, but once she accessed professional care was able to work on managing the disorder and living a healthier life.

She created Anxiety for Teens because when she was a teen looking for information and community, she was unable to find anything appropriate online that provided both information and community. Now a popular and valuable resource, the site provides information on anxiety, inspiration and tips on how to cope, and peer support in a forum. It’s a fantastic site and a great addition to mental health sites for youth.

Producer: TEDxTC Featuring: Solome Tibebu
Format: Flash Date: 30/11/12
Length: 00:07:28  
Video Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PcdRyB8YJY
Tags:, , , , , , , , ,

 


Comments


View Comments / Leave a Comment

This post currently has 0 comments.
You can read the comments or leave your own thoughts.

Trackbacks

From Psych Central's World of Psychology:
Best of Our Blogs: March 5, 2013 | World of Psychology (March 5, 2013)






    Last reviewed: 28 Feb 2013

APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2013). Help for Anxiety in Teens. Psych Central. Retrieved on April 19, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2013/02/help-for-anxiety-in-teens/

 

Follow me on Twitter!


Subscribe to this Blog: Feed

Recent Comments
  • Gary Starkman: Thank you everyone for making world bipolar day possible!
  • Grassroots Suicide Prevention: Thanks Sandra for sharing our video, and also for making available your collection of...
  • Ross: Cognitive Therapy and Exposure Therapy are found to be effective in people who suffer panic attacks.
  • YogaMatt: Yes yes! yoga is incredible for stress relief. I never found anything better :)
  • Sandra Kiume: Thanks for the link to your explanation. It was a wonderful talk!
Subscribe to Our Weekly Newsletter


Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 12240
Join Us Now!