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Anxiety and Mental Health Awareness

Posted on: Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Worried that you or a loved one has anxiety?

 

Anxiety Disorder is on the rise for a leading cause of death. And with Mental Illness Awareness week being this week, and Mental Health Day on October 10th, it’s an especially important time to discuss mental health issues, with the focus of this blog being on anxiety disorder. 

 

Anxiety and mood disorders affect peoples’ daily lives; from daily tasks, to the workplace, and even leisure. If you suspect you may have anxiety, feel free to take this anxiety quiz. (Please note that this quiz is not entirely credible or accurate, but its results could help you determine if you might benefit from treatment with managing your anxiety). 

 

Anxiety disorder comes in many forms and the signs and symptoms of anxiety can vary from person to person. Panic attacks can be very common for people suffering from an anxiety disorder. Some of the common signs and symptoms of a panic attack are sweating, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, and abdominal pain. 

You can read about the statistics of the prevalence, effects, management, and potential treatment of these disorders on the Government of Canada’s website

Seeking counselling can help you and your loved ones to manage anxiety and be able to live more productive and meaning lives. Contact us today for help to combat the anxiety in your life!

 

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