Anxiety is the most common mental health issue. It can be a normal and healthy response to stress. It can also cause a person to feel overwhelmed and make life harder. 1 in 4 people will have anxiety at some stage in their life. It is common for people with anxiety to also have depression.
There are many types of anxiety. Some are when a person has a fear of something specific. Some anxiety disorders seem to happen for no reason. Sometimes people will also have panic attacks. Panic attacks are when a person feels totally overwhelmed by anxiety.
Treatment is available for anxiety and can be very helpful. Speak to your GP about what treatment options there are.