News from the IPA
This page contains late-breaking news on paruresis, extended information on current topics, and archives of previous stories.
- IPA Responds to SAMHSA
July 12, 2004
IPA submitted a response to government workplace drug testing regulations to eliminate employment discrimination against people with paruresis. This 44-page response includes background information on paruresis, a discussion of the injustices done upon people who suffer from it by the current government regulations, and specific recommendations for changes.
INTERNATIONAL PARURESIS ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 21237
Catonsville, MD 21228
You Are Not Alone.
There Is Help For You!
Shy Bladder, Bashful Bladder, Pee Shy
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