by Natalie Engel

It has happened to almost everyone at some time in their lives. You start feeling lightheaded, you can actually feel your heart pounding, you may be short of breath or have chest pain. It feels like you may be having a heart attack!

by Sheila Achar Josephs, PhD

Anxious teens are vulnerable to experiencing a panic attack, which is a frightening experience, especially since it can occur out of the blue.  A panic attack is a sudden and sharp rise in anxiety accompanied by physical symptoms such as racing heart, dizziness, numbness and shortness of breath. 

by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide PreventionPeople who kill themselves

by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide PreventionIf someone you know is thinking about suicide…

 

by Shane G. Owens

College is typically a challenging experience with some expected highs and lows. For some it is also the time during which common mental health problems start. Because of this, you have to talk to your kid about mental health before school starts.

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by Geraldine Donaher

Geraldine Donaher blog postWe’ve all heard about lifting the stigma of mental health, but the anxious and de

by Peter Roy-Byrne, MD

Peter Roy-Byrne, MDMedication treatment of anxiety is generally safe and effective. But it often takes time and patience to find the drug that works best for you.

by Reid Wilson, PhD, and Mark Pollack, MD

Panic attacks and heart attacks can feel frighteningly similar: shortness of breath, palpitations, chest pain, dizziness, vertigo, feelings of unreality, numbness of hands and feet, sweating, fainting, and trembling.

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