Teen Anxiety

How to Combat Anxiety as an Adolescent

Anxiety is Real.

And it's being ignored. Most teenagers with anxiety are not being treated, and it is the most common mental illness in the US. Chances are, you or someone you know is dealing with anxiety right now.

How Does it Affect You?

Anxiety affects you by involving your mind in intense feelings of panic, excessive worry, sleep problems, and more. It causes you to shy away and avoid certain fears or situations. But anxiety can also affect you physically. You may experience shortness of breath, shaking, nausea, and headaches if you struggle with anxiety.

If You Struggle With Anxiety, You're Not Alone

More Facts about Teen Anxiety

1. More women than men are affected by anxiety.

2. Those who suffer from anxiety are prone to also suffering from depression.

3. Anyone can be subject to anxiety, those with traumatic experiences and those without.

4. Social Anxiety is a certain form of it.

5. So is Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD),

6. Also Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),

7. And Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

8. Approximately 10% of teenagers have an anxiety disorder.

9. Approximately 40% of adults have an anxiety disorder.

10. Anxiety is the most common mental illness in the US.