Archive for February 2, 2017
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. Anxiety is a common, yet under recognized problem in our country. It can lead to feelings of depression and social isolation. Many people are not even aware they are suffering with a diagnosable condition. They often feel alone and like there is something wrong with them. Despite so many untreated cases of anxiety, therapeutic treatments have shown success in treating the debilitating symptoms of anxiety.
Sometimes the simple act of knowing that there are others struggling with similar conditions is therapeutic in itself. A large part of the problem of anxiety is the intense feeling of isolation. Surp