Everybody feels anxious sometimes. In fact, it’s normal to worry during stressful periods in your life.

But when anxiety starts to feel constant or overwhelming, and is affecting your ability to function - it may be a sign of an Anxiety Disorder.

Anyone can develop an Anxiety Disorder and they are fairly common. Fortunately, they are also treatable. Most people can recover through some combination of medication, talk therapy, lifestyle changes, and learning new coping skills.

Audio Description: Watch as Anxiety Disorders and their symptoms are described. The importance of seeking help, and the sources of support available in your community are also discussed.

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Additional Information and Resources on Anxiety:
National Institute of Mental Health Anxiety Disorders
National Library of Medicine Anxiety
Mayo Clinic Anxiety: Symptoms and Causes
A Place for Mom Elderly Anxiety Disorders
American Psychological Association Anxiety

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