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Everyone feels anxious at times; it’s our body’s way of keeping us alert. But it becomes an issue when worry or fear starts to interfere with your day-to-day life. Learn more about the different types of anxiety disorders, and how to manage your own levels of anxiety effectively. Get some more information about anxiety and the most common types of anxiety here.

Talk to someone, anyone

Young people who have experienced anxiety all agree on one thing: talking to someone and getting support helped them a lot, and made them feel less alone.

If you don't want to talk to someone you know, find some mental health or anxiety support services that you can call or text.

Get support from people who've been there

If you're not sure who to chat with, or how to do it, we've got you. Anonymously connect with other young people on the ReachOut Forums and share what you're going through, offer your support, or simply read about other people's experiences. The forums are a safe, online community that supports each other through the highs and lows.

Check out the forums.

What can I do now to feel better?

If you've been feeling down or anxious for a while, it can seem like you'll never feel like yourself again. But, there are things that you can do right now, to feel better. Every little bit counts and we're with you all the way.

What can I do if nothing is working?

It can be hard to know what to do when you feel like you've tried everything but aren't feeling better. Read what you can do when nothing is working.

If you need help right now, call one of these hotlines.

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