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Disorders that are characterized by persistent feelings of apprehension, worry, uneasiness or dread the source of which is frequently nonspecific or unknown to the individual which may be accompanied by restlessness, irritability, lack of concentration, difficulty sleeping, increased heart rate, shortness of breath and other physiological symptoms.

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Anxiety and Depression Association of AmericaPromotes the early diagnosis, treatment, and cure of anxiety disorders, and is committed to improving the lives of the people who suffer from them. Raises professional and public awareness of anxiety and related disorders, disseminates scientific knowledge about the causes and treatment of anxiety and related disorders, organizes conferences and professional trainings; provides information and referral to appropriate treatment and/or self help resources, and works to reduce the stigma surrounding anxiety and related disorders.Anxiety and Depression Association of AmericaAnxiety and Depression Association of America
Anxiety and Depression Association of America - Panic and Anxiety Support Group of Beaver CountySupport Group meetingsBeaverAnxiety and Depression Association of AmericaAnxiety and Depression Association of America
Recovery and Support MinistryOpen-ended support group using the Recovery Method: a system of techniques for controlling anxiety, excessive fears, nervousness, excessive anger and compulsiveness.DauphinGoodwin Memorial Baptist ChurchGoodwin Memorial Baptist Church
Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive Campus: Behavioral Health ServicesVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System offers inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care in the Consolidation Building at University Drive. Inpatient units provide a multidisciplinary approach with medicine, psychiatry, nursing and social work services. This treatment team meets daily to discuss new needs, presenting barriers to treatments, medication changes and the treatment plan. Individual time is spent with each veteran specific to each discipline. During time on the acute impatient units, a veteran will receive treatment that is diagnosis specific. Mood disorders, anxiety and co-occurring substance abuse are treated on the 4th floor, which specializes in the recovery model. The 5th floor focuses on schizophrenia and thought disorders. While on the units, veterans benefit from various modalities of treatment such as group programming and specialized interventions from psychology and nursing teams. Workbooks are provided for recovery-focused care pertaining to drug and alcohol and other specific diagnoses. Social work assists as part of the treatment team, facilitating appropriate care plans, brokering between programs, assisting with therapeutic goals and arranging appropriate level of care and follow up. Social work assists with drug and alcohol evaluations, family interventions, community and VA referrals for programming. Social work often interacts with other VA facilities in VISN-4 in order to determine appropriate in home services and programming that may be able to meet a veteran’s specific needs. On occasion, veterans may require longer term care. Those veterans are referred to the 3rd floor for extended psychiatric treatment. Veterans discharge from the inpatient units to many levels of care, some of which are home, residential programming, drug and alcohol treatment centers, nursing homes, and group or personal care home living. Behavioral health services at VA Pittsburgh include:
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychology,
  • In-patient Psychiatric Unit,
  • Homeless Veterans Services,
  • Treatment for Addictive Disorders, including residential rehabilitation treatment programs.
Treatment addresses the following:
  • depression, sadness, grief,
  • anxiety, worry, nervousness,
  • addictive behaviors,
  • relationship problems,
  • stress from medical problems and/or pain,
  • post-traumatic stress disorder and combat related stress disorder,
  • emotional problems, such as managing anger,
  • vocational issues,
  • troublesome thoughts or ideas,
  • confused thinking,
  • aggressive or self-harming behaviors,
  • memory problems.
Some related services, such as the psychiatric residential rehabilitation treatment program, and OIF/OEF/OND services are located at the H.J. Heinz campus in Aspinwall.
AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderA support group for persons age 18 or older with obsessive-compulsive disorder; there is also a support group for families of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Meetings are held at 3501 Forbes Avenue, 7th Floor, room 722 and 731.AlleghenyWestern Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderWestern Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
WPIC Depression/Anxiety Treatment ClinicBellefield Clinic: provides comprehensive assessment and treatment of depressive, anxiety, social phobias and manic-depressive disorders. Free evaluations and treatment are offered to patients who are eligible for research programs. The center provides assessments and referrals to treatment programs.AlleghenyWestern Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Depression/Anxiety TreatWestern Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

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