According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in America. The condition affects 40 million adults in the United States. That’s 18 percent of the U.S. population!!
However, despite this, people with anxiety disorders still live with the stigma that is often associated with invisible conditions. The Mighty asked their readers what living with Anxiety was like, and how they tackled living with it. It is important for you to know that you are not alone in this journey and you are not isolated. One of the reasons we have the SOVA website is to connect you with a supportive community and resources to help you with your journey.
Tell us, did any of the quotes in the article resonate with you? What do you want people in your life to understand about mental illness and adolescents?