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Anxiety

It can be overwhelming trying to juggle school, work, friends, and family while trying to figure out the rest of your life. Frequent, intense, and uncontrollable anxiety that interferes with your daily routine may be a sign of a disorder.

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Face the Issue: Have A Conversation About Mental Health & Anxiety

If you or someone you know is suffering from anxiety, a conversation can be a powerful way to show them that you're there. (0:30 minutes)

The Science of Anxiety

Produced by Life Noggin, this short video talks about anxiety using animation (2:38 minutes)

Anxiety and Anxiety Related Disorders

Dr. Don Elligan defines anxiety, and many anxiety disorders including panic disorder, phobias, OCD and PTSD. (9:20 minutes)

Test Anxiety

Exams can cause a lot of unnecessary stress, but you can reduce that stress in several ways. (9:02 minutes)

Dear 18 Year Old Me

A young lady gives advice on how to handle anxiety and depression, and shares her personal story. (15:13 minutes)

What is an Anxiety Attack?

This short video shares what an anxiety attack is and the importance of seeking help. (2:48 minutes)

Do I Have Social Anxiety Disorder?

What is social anxiety disorder and how can you identify it in yourself or in others? (3:09 minutes)

Advice for Back to School Anxiety

Going back to school can be frightening for someone who suffers from anxiety or a social phobia. (5:51 minutes)

“Glass People” Short Film

In “Glass People,” filmmakers John Berardo and Brian Frager, USC School of Cinematic Arts, illustrate college-age anxiety and the great value of finding professional help. (10:27 minutes)

Forty million U. S. adults suffer from an anxiety disorder; 75 percent of them experience their first episode of anxiety by age 22.

Anxiety disorders often co-occur with other disorders, such as depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder affects 6.8 million adults, or 3.1% of the U. S. population.

Six million people are affected by a panic disorder.

15 million people are affected by a social anxiety disorder.