What is Anxiety?
We all feel nervous or worried at times. This anxiety can be a helpful feeling when it motivates us or warns us of danger. An anxiety disorder though can cause unexpected or unhelpful anxiety that seriously impacts our lives, including how we think, feel, and act. Phobias, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder are all types of Anxiety disorders that can affect how people function in our day to day lives and can greatly affect our well-being. Treatment can include reducing unhelpful coping strategies and building healthy behaviours that help to manage the anxiety.