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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Special Needs Factsheet

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Web SiteU.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.

Web SiteKidsHealth in the Classroom
http://kidshealth.org/classroom
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.

OrganizationAnxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
http://www.adaa.org
The ADAA promotes the prevention and cure of anxiety disorders and works to improve the lives of all people who have them.

OrganizationNational Mental Health Association (NMHA)
http://www.nmha.org
NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans through advocacy, education, research, and service.

OrganizationOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html
This Web site provides information and lists programs dedicated to educating children with special needs.

OrganizationObsessive-Compulsive Foundation (OCF)
http://www.ocfoundation.org
OCF educates the public and professional communities about OCD and related disorders, provides assistance to families, and supports research of the causes and effective treatments of these disorders.

OrganizationNational Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
http://www.nami.org
NAMI offers resources and help for those with a mental illness.

OrganizationNational Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
http://www.nimh.nih.gov
NIMH offers information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses, and supports research to help those with mental illness.

Web SiteCenter for Mental Health Services (CMHS)
http://www.mentalhealth.org
CMHS is a federal agency that provides information about mental health to users of mental health services, their families, the general public, policy makers, providers, and the media.



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