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  • Unhappy
    5 ways to help an anxious student
    Safe place ~ this can be in a specific classroom or area in the school that the principal and case manager and student agree upon. This is a place where the student feels comfortable and a place where he/she can calm down and become less anxious....
  • Portrait of Anxiety
    Types of anxiety disorders
    “Anxiety disorders may be caused by environmental factors, medical factors, genetics, brain chemistry, substance abuse, or a combination of these. It is most commonly triggered by the stress in our lives. Usually anxiety is a response to...
  • Understanding anxiety
    Understanding anxiety
    Most people do not recognize their anxiety for what it is, and instead think there is something wrong with them. Some people are preoccupied with the physical symptoms of anxiety (e.g., stomachaches, increased heart rate, shortness of breath, etc....
  • Anxiety
    Could it be G.A.D.?
    "I always thought I was just a worrier. I’d feel keyed up and unable to relax. At times it would come and go, and at times it would be constant. It could go on for days. I’d worry about what I was going to fix for a dinner party,...
  • Anxiety disorders
    The seven types of anxiety
    “When I don't have something to worry about, I worry. Nothing comes so naturally to a human being as anxiety and worry.” Brian Richardson According to the NIH (National Institute of Health) anxiety disorders are the most...
  • Anxiety
    Anxious personality traits
    “Anxiety is an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physiological signs such as sweating, tension, and increased pulse, by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about one...