Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety is a feeling that many people experience when dealing with stressful or threatening situations. Anxiety is often called “stress.”  Some anxiety is normal.   Anxiety helps us at times to deal with difficult situations because fear and anxiety alert us to danger.  These responses are the result of the body and mind telling us that something is wrong.  Our anxiety may tell us that we need to get out of a certain situation or make some changes in our lives.   An anxiety disorder, however is associated with more intense feelings of nervousness, and reactions to this nervousness.