What Are the Symptoms of a Panic Attack and How Can I Help Someone Having One?

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Do you know someone who sometimes has sudden attacks of anxiety and overwhelming fear that last for several minutes? Maybe their heart pounds, or they complain about sweat, and they may feel like they can’t breathe or think. Do these attacks happen unpredictably with no trigger, causing you or them to worry about the possibility… continue reading »

What Does an Anxiety Attack Feel Like

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One day you receive a call from your supervisor telling you that they’ve had to downsize and let you go. After you hang up, you feel lightheaded, and there’s a sudden feeling of everything spiraling out of control. You might have experienced an anxiety attack. Identifying Symptoms and Learning How to Manage an Anxiety Attack… continue reading »

November 23 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

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Losing someone you love to suicide is a devastating, life-changing experience. But you are never alone. There is great comfort in community, especially during times when we struggle to find understanding and hope. That’s why the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosts hundreds of Survivor Day events around the world every year. Come together to… continue reading »

Suicide Prevention Month

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Suicidal thoughts, like mental health issues, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. The 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., suicide claimed more than 47,000 American lives in 2017, leaving behind thousands of friends and family members to navigate the loss. Often, those suicide loss survivors are left in the dark,… continue reading »

Is Your Teen at Risk?

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIME CAN TRIGGER MENTAL ILLNESS AND OTHER DANGEROUS BEHAVIORS Millions of teenagers across the country struggle with depression, anxiety and other behavioral health issues. In fact, a staggering 20 percent of 13 to 17-year-olds live with a mental health condition, and 50 percent of all lifetime mental illness cases begin by age 14. For… continue reading »