Self doubt. Thoughts of never being good enough. The fear that no matter what is done, it will always end in failure. These are just a few examples of intrusive thoughts those with depression and anxiety may face.
According the the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression also suffer from anxiety. The two illnesses seem to go hand in hand and can be debilitating for anyone who falls prey.
A typical super hero might wear a cape, have special powers, and use a secret identity, but members of the Active Minds mental health organization are saving lives every day without a costume.
It can be as slick as a snake in the grass or as obvious as an elephant on a freeway. It can happen in an instant, but will impact others for a lifetime. More than 1,000 college students die from suicide annually.
At first glance, people perceive a person that is reserved and quiet to be antisocial or shy. Although either option could be true, most people have an underlying issue that is the cause for their quietness.
Ole Miss student Leigh Fredrickson describes herself as a calm person, but she recently started becoming anxious daily, which affected her sleep.
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