Anxiety

Anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities.

Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Symptoms include stress that is out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry, and restlessness.

Treatment includes counseling or medications, including antidepressants.

 

Common diagnosis- More than 3 million US cases per year.

Get Help Now:

1. ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America)

www.adaa.org

2. NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) www.nimh.nih.gov

  • The Crisis Text Hotline is open 24/7 all year in US. 

  • In a crisis, text “HELLO” to 741741

3. NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) www.nami.org

  • 1-800-950-NAMI

  • Or, in a crisis, text “NAMI” to 741741

4. SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

www.samhsa.gov

  • 1-800-662-HELP (4357) 

  • National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7 available 365-a-year treatment, referral and information service available in English and Spanish.