Recognize anxiety disorders in your teen, and learn to help

A Disease Management post on 5/28/2014

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimated that, during any given 12-month period, 40 million American adults – or 18 percent of people at least 18 years of age – live with an anxiety disorder. According to the NIMH, 8 percent of young people aged 13 to 18 years have an anxiety disorder. These disorders can disrupt daily life, relationships, schoolwork and other important aspects of your teen’s life. If you are raising a teenager who shows signs of an anxiety disorder, one of the first things you can do to help is educate yourself. Read more

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