How do you break the cycle of anxiety?

Reducing your triggers, practicing deep belly breathing, and changing your thoughts are three ways to help overcome anxiety.

Dr. Elizabeth McMahon shares how to cope with anxiety by acting on facts, not on fears.

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What Does Anxiety Feel Like?:
How to Overcome Anxiety:
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Check out Dr. McMahon’s website and learn more about her self-help workbook “Overcoming Anxiety and Panic Interactive Guide” here:

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If you or someone you know are having thoughts of suicide or self-harm or are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call a national 24/7 hotline. For United States residents, those are:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
For anyone experiencing a mental health crisis.
Primary line: 1-800-273-8255
Ayuda en Español: 1-888-628-9454
Video relay service: 800-273-8255
TTY: 800-799-4889
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Crisis Text Line
For anyone experiencing a mental health crisis.
US & Canada: Text HOME to 741741
UK: Text 85258
Ireland: Text 086 1800 280

Trans Lifeline (24/7):
US: (877) 565-8860
Canada: (877) 330-6366

TrevorLifeline (24/7):
Call: (866) 488-7386
Text: START to 678678
Chat online: go to website

YouthLine (check website for hours):
Call: (877) 968-8491
Text: TEEN2TEEN to 839863
Chat online: go to website

Veterans Crisis Line (24/7):
Call: (800) 273-8255 (press 1)
Text: 838255
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