Anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the US, affecting 40 million adults age 18 and older. Learn more about the symptoms of anxiety and treatment options in our library of mental health resources.
Anxiety feels different for everyone. Symptoms can be physical, such as having a rapid heartbeat or sweaty palms. Psychological symptoms, like feeling panicked and overthinking, are also common. Recognizing the symptoms of anxiety is the first step in getting the treatment that’s right for you.
A combination of therapy, medication and lifestyle changes can help you overcome anxiety. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one type of psychotherapy that can effectively treat anxiety. We're here to help you understand your options and to support you, wherever you are in your journey.
If you have a loved one who is struggling with anxiety, your understanding can offer them the support they need to take the next step in their journey. It is important to care for them and learn strategies to assist in the process. Support comes in many shapes and forms, including listening.