“Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
-Cory Ten Boo
One of the most common mental illnesses is anxiety. Approximately 1 in 5 youth aged 13–18 (21.4%) experiences a severe mental disorder at some point during their life. For children aged 8–15, the estimate is 13%. Everyone one experiences anxiety, and for some it can become debilitating. Each person needs a different type and amount of help to work through anxiety. To learn about Anxiety and getting help click below.
There are lots of types of mental health professionals, click below if you would like to learn more about what different professionals do, and who might be able to help you best.
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