For health's sake · Coping with anxiety


Expert tips for managing anxiety and reducing stress

Can’t stop thinking about that presentation at work? Heartbeat start racing when you step into the elevator? You’re not alone.

Anxiety is the most commonly diagnosed mental illness in the United States. When anxiety interferes with your life – or when you’re having an anxiety attack (sometimes called a panic attack) – it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by negative thoughts and stressful symptoms. Can anxiety be managed? Is help for anxiety available?

In this episode of For Health’s Sake, we’re talking with therapist Heather Erickson, MSW, about what anxiety really is – and what you can do about it.

Everyone’s anxiety triggers are different. But they’re also treatable. Listen in to discover Heather’s professional tips for managing anxiety and how to start getting help today.