Anxiety & Depression

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Help for Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety and Depression are extremely prevalent today and many people don’t realize they struggle with them.

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 18.1% of the population every year. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment. People with an anxiety disorder are three to five times more likely to go to the doctor and six times more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric disorders than those who do not suffer from anxiety disorders.

The leading cause of disability in the U.S. for ages 15 to 44.3. MDD affects more than 16.1 million American adults, or about 6.7%of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year. While major depressive disorder can develop at any age, the median age at onset is 32.5 years old. More prevalent in women than in men.

Many people have learned how to “just deal with it” like it’s a normal part of life. Therapy can help you uncover the underlying causes of your worries, fears, and pains. Therapy can help you learn how to relax and develop better coping and problem-solving skills. Therapy gives you the tools to overcome anxiety and depression teaches you how to use them so you can function better and live the life you want to live.