National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week is May 5th - 11thEach year more than 17 million Americans will suffer from an anxiety disorder and more than 19 million Americans will suffer with a depressive illness. Often these illnesses manifest with not only emotional symptoms but physical symptoms as well. Individuals often believe the cause of their discomfort and pain is an undiagnosed physical illness. Anxiety and depression can happen to anyone at anytime.
The following are symptoms of anxiety and depression:
You can also visit the websites of the sponsors of the National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week: American Psychiatric Association, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, or Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance and call Mental Health America at 1-800-969-6642.