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Why its important:  Younger Americans report higher rates of depression and anxiety than previous generations. While there’s never a single cause of suicide, mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety are considered a primary risk factor.


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What is Anxiety?  

      Everything You Need to Know About Anxiety<=Click Here


Websites to Help With Anxiety 

Anxiety Disorders Association of America<=

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Mental Health America<=

Anxiety Coach Information and checklist<=


Apps For Anxiety

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  • Mindshift will help you learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety. This app includes strategies to deal with everyday anxiety, as well as specific tools to tackle: Making Sleep Count, Riding Out Intense Emotions, Test Anxiety, Perfectionism, Social Anxiety, Performance Anxiety, Worry, Panic, and Conflict
  • Rate Health-line's best anxiety app for 2017 SAM will help you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behavior over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection. The "Social cloud" feature will enable you to share your experiences with the SAM community while protecting your identity
  • Information on depression and mood, depression test, thought diary, videos on meditation, mindfulness, TED talks, and a safety plan if needed.
  • A Soft Murmur is a site that streams different types of ambient sounds and allows you to mix their volumes together however you like. Many people work in public spaces like libraries and coffee shops, but they can be noisy and distracting. Listening to ambient helps many people to focus, and being able to mix different sounds together to match the environment helps you feel in control of the experience.
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