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IST 605: Social Anxiety in Teens and Young Adults

Resources for Dutchess County, NY high school students in grades 9-12 who may be experiencing or want to learn more about social anxiety.

Your Local Library: A Mental Health Resource

Reading can be a wonderful outlet for learning more about social anxiety.  Visit your local library online or in-person to find books, magazines, movies, and more about teen wellness and mental health.   

All residents of Dutchess County- including teens and young adults - are eligible for a free library card.  

Explore the resources below to find your local library and information on how to get a library card.

Get an MHLS Library Card!

Teen Trivia Fun Fact: 

Did you know that there are 66 member libraries across 5 counties in The Mid-Hudson Library System? (MHLS, 2023).

Accessing Books at Your Local Library


Explore the resources below to find books, movies, magazines, and more about social anxiety in the formats you'd like to read in!

Hoopla - Check out eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV, graphic novels & comic books.

Overdrive - Download eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines with no late fees.

Sora - Students enrolled in Dutchess County schools have access to Sora, an app by Overdrive.