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Anxiety can show up in many different ways, including worry, restlessness, difficulty sleeping, avoiding people or situations that cause anxiety, and physical symptoms such as headaches, muscle tension, stomachaches, and fatigue. Many adolescents and young adults struggle with anxiety, especially in social situations, during tests, at school, or in other performance situations.

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Megan describes her experience with panic attacks and anxiety in high school and beyond. She discusses therapy, Rustic Pathways (a youth travel program dedicated to teens with anxiety), and ways to connect with other young people who are struggling.

TheLatestKate, an instagram artist who inspires and uplifts those reading with sweet messages accompanied by forest animals and other graphics.

Anxiety Canda is an informational website for those struggling with anxiety and other mental health issues. They discuss a variety of strategies and coping mechanisms.

A variety of students talk about their physical reaction to anxiety, solutions, and what causes their anxiety. They discuss therapy, support systems, and elements of their lives that have suffered as a result of their anxiety.

Liza Koshy talks about social anxiety, mental health, and friendship.

A workbook that gives a skills-based approach to managing all feelings life sends your way.

Angst is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and an interview with Michael Phelps.

Victoria Garrick, a member of the USC Women’s Indoor Volleyball team talks about learning how to be a Division I athlete as well a Dean’s List student and how she has dealt with situational depression, anxiety, and a binge-eating disorder.

Jonas Kolker’s talk explores the concept of “embracing the suck.” How does one turn a diagnosis into activism, empowerment and coaching? Kolker will tell you.

Cornes talks about her move to a new town which triggered her social anxiety and forced her to think about getting help and strategies for working through her anxious thoughts.

An interactive workbook that is focused on positive self-image and recognizing anxious thoughts. A skills based approach to these feelings.

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist. In this episode, she is joined by Janaya Sadler to talk about the differences between someone who my be introverted as opposed to someone with social anxiety.

Q&A website focused on a variety of questions about mental health, teen life, and pretty much everything else.

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Anxiety: The New Teen Epidemic

Megan Gallagher

Megan describes her experience with panic attacks and anxiety in high school and beyond. She discusses therapy, Rustic Pathways (a youth travel program dedicated to teens with anxiety), and ways to connect with other young people who are struggling.

Influencer

@thelatestkate

Kate Allan

TheLatestKate, an instagram artist who inspires and uplifts those reading with sweet messages accompanied by forest animals and other graphics.

Website

Anxiety in Youth

anxietycanada.com

Anxiety Canda is an informational website for those struggling with anxiety and other mental health issues. They discuss a variety of strategies and coping mechanisms.

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Facing Anxiety

Chronicle of Higher Education

A variety of students talk about their physical reaction to anxiety, solutions, and what causes their anxiety. They discuss therapy, support systems, and elements of their lives that have suffered as a result of their anxiety.

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Liza Koshy on Opening Up | Friendship & Mental Health

Ad Council

Liza Koshy talks about social anxiety, mental health, and friendship.

Book

Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens

Sheri Van Dijk

A workbook that gives a skills-based approach to managing all feelings life sends your way.

Movie

Angst Movie

Indiflix Foundation

Angst is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and an interview with Michael Phelps.

Video

Athletes and Mental Health: The Hidden Opponent

Victoria Garrick

Victoria Garrick, a member of the USC Women’s Indoor Volleyball team talks about learning how to be a Division I athlete as well a Dean’s List student and how she has dealt with situational depression, anxiety, and a binge-eating disorder.

Video

Overcoming Anxiety

Jonas Kolker

Jonas Kolker’s talk explores the concept of “embracing the suck.” How does one turn a diagnosis into activism, empowerment and coaching? Kolker will tell you.

Video

Overcoming Social Anxiety

Marielle Cornes

Cornes talks about her move to a new town which triggered her social anxiety and forced her to think about getting help and strategies for working through her anxious thoughts.

Book

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry

Lisa M. Schab

An interactive workbook that is focused on positive self-image and recognizing anxious thoughts. A skills based approach to these feelings.

Podcast

Therapy for Black Girls Session 138: Being Introverted Vs. Social Anxiety

Dr. Joy Harden Bradford

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist. In this episode, she is joined by Janaya Sadler to talk about the differences between someone who my be introverted as opposed to someone with social anxiety.

Website

Q&A for Emotional Health

goaskalice.columbia.edu

Q&A website focused on a variety of questions about mental health, teen life, and pretty much everything else.