Anxiety is a biological reaction, it’s our species’ survival instinct that kicks in at the first warning signs of danger: there’s a rush of chemicals and our body moves into fight mode, until the perceived threat moves away, and we can relax. Anxiety disorder is when the body feels constantly threatened and is, therefore, unable to move out of the fight mode.
Modern-day teens are swamped by the demands of parents, school, friends – it’s only natural they feel pressured and unduly anxious! This infographic examines the boiling issue of teen anxiety disorders and how to fight it.
Infographic Source: Standing Up for Teen Anxiety by Liahona Academy