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Mental Health: Anxiety


Anxiety can be long-lasting or short-lived and is different than stress. Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety, social anxiety, agoraphobia, panic disorder, specific phobias, selective mutism, separation anxiety disorder, and more.  Tri-C Student Counseling Center


Links to Anxiety Disorders, National Institute of Mental Health
Link to Anxiety Disorders - Facts & Statistics, ADAA
Link to Myth vs. Reality, ADAA
Link to Test Your Knowledge of Stress and Anxiety
Link to video Generalized Anxiety


Links to DSM-5-TR, Anxiety Disorders
Link to International Classification of Diseases

Take a Screening

Links to Generalized Anxiety Screening
Link to Anxiety Test, Mental Health America
Links to Anxiety Test in Spanish

Helping Yourself & Others

Link to Types of Therapy, Anxiety & Depression Association of America
Link to Tips for Parents & Caregivers
Link to Anxiety and Depression in Children
Link to How to Help Someone with Anxiety
Link to 30 ways to stop panic attacks
Link to 6 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack, Jed Foundation
Link to How Can I Manage My Anxiety, JED Foundation
Link to Managing Social Anxiety After the Pandemic, Jed Foundation
link to How is Anxiety Treated?, Jed Foundation
Link to How do I help someone experiencing a panic attack | NAMI
Link to Music Therapy
Link to What is Text Anxiety
Link to Test Anxiety videp

Having Conversations

Links to What Not to Say to Someone With Anxiety (and What to Say Instead),
Links to What to Say (and Not to Say) to Someone with Anxiety,  Right as Rain by UW Medicine
Link to How to Help a Friend or Loved One with Anxiety, Jed Foundation
Link to How to support someone with social anxiety |
Link to video When It's More Than a Bad Day

Personal Stories

Link to Video: Olympic athletes open up about mental health struggles in hopes of stopping the stigma
Link to Video: Celebrities With Anxiety
Link to video: Kevin Love
Link to Video: Celebrities Who Suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder
Link to video, Kristen Bell on Living with Depression and Anxiety, Body Stories, SELF
Link to video Taraji P. Henson on Living with Depression & Anxiety
Link to Personal Stories, NAMI
Link to Stories, This is My Brave

Resources & Support

Link to Feeling anxious? 10 free apps to help you cope
Video: Yoga with Adriene
Video: 2 Minute Breath
Link to Insight Timer Guided Meditations
Link to the Trevor Project
Link to Trans Lifeline
Link to Tri-C Virtual Chill Zone
Link to Therapy Dogs page | Tri-C Chill Zone Resource Guide
Link to 988 chat
Link to 988 Call
Link to 988 Text
Link to Crisis Text Line
Link to Veterans Crisis Line
Link to Helplines, Tri-C Help Is Here
Link to Tri-C Help Is Here website
Link to Tri-C Help is Here Mobile
Link to Support Groups, Help Is Here,Tri-C
Link to Relaxation Tips, Tri-C Help Is Here
Link to Substance Use & Addiction, Tri-C Help Is Here

Learn More

Link to Anxiety & Depression Association of America Website
Links to Anxiety, MedlinePlus
Link to Anxiety, American Psychological Association
Link to Generalized Anxiety Disorder: When Worry Gets Out of Control, National Institute of Mental Health
Link to Social Anxiety Disorder: More Than Just Shyness
Link to What is Social Anxiety
Link to video Social Anxiety Overview
Link to Phobias, MedlinePlus
Link to Video: Phobias, Osmosis, YouTube
Link to video Signs of a Panic Attack
Link to Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms
Link to Panic Disorder Video
Link to Agoraphobia, MedlinePlus
Link to Separation Anxiety in Children, MedlinePlus
Link to What is separation anxiety in adults, Medical News Today
Link to Stress Fact Sheet
Link to Active Minds Webinars
Link to Daily Meditation podcast
Link to To Write Love on Her Arms Podcast

Books & More

Link to book Mind over Mood
Link to book Unwinding Anxiety
Link to library catalog record for The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
Link to Amazon for book Essential Strategies for Social Anxiety
Link to book Practicing Mindfulness
Library catalog record for book When Things Fall Apart
Library catalog record for book What to Do When You Worry Too Much
Amazon record for book Conquer Anxiety Workbook for Teens
Library catalog record for book Big Magic
Library catalog record for book The Opposite of Worry
Library catalog record for book Helping Your Anxious Teen
Library catalog record for book Be Calm
Library catalog record for book Under Pressure
Library catalog record for book Anxiety: the Missing Stage of Grief
Library catalog record for book Retrain Your Brain: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Weeks
Library catalog record for book Rewire Your Anxious Brain
Link to Psychology Today
Link to Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science
Link to Journal of Clinical Psychology

Get Help Now

988 - Suicide Crisis Line
Link to Crisis Text Line