Seeing Anxiety As A Messenger, Not An Enemy
The Journey Inward
Last updated 4/7/2021 at 3:38pm
We are anxious people. Over 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, 18.1 percent of the population, are suffering from anxiety, yet only 36.9 percent receive treatment.
According to a study by Mental Health America in 2020, there was a 1.5 million increase in reported anxiety related cases over 2019.
From March to September last year, anxiety screens were up 634 percent.
Adjusting to the pandemic has exacted a toll on the emotional health of our citizens. The above statistics bear that out.
Do you recall last March and April feeling uneasy when there was a rush to buy...