GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER
WHAT IS GENERALIZED ANXIETY?
Persistent, excessive worrying that disrupts your ability to focus and/or function is the main symptom of Generalized Anxiety (Crocetti et al., 2015).
If you find you can't stop worrying, if it is keeping you up at night, if reasoning with yourself isn't working - talk to your parents and talk to your family doctor. These symptoms are also twice as likely to occur in adolescents who identify as female but are still prevalent in those who identify as male also (Crocetti et al., 2015).
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WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT?
In an emergency, please call the Crisis Line @ 403-266-HELP
TALK TO YOUR PARENTS ABOUT IT SO THEY CAN HELP YOU COPE WITH IT DAILY
GO SEE YOUR FAMILY DOCTOR TO TALK ABOUT A DIAGNOSIS
GET A REFERRAL TO A PSYCHOLOGIST TO TALK ABOUT TREATMENT
GET REFERRED TO A PSYCHIATRIST TO TALK ABOUT MEDICATION