Anxiety can be a disabling condition, but it doesn’t have to be. Get help now.
Nearly everyone will experience anxiety at some point in their lives. But for some people, feelings of extreme worry or fear can cause serious physical and emotional symptoms.
Anxiety is a complicated medical condition and the most common mental illness in the United States. Yet only about a third of people get the anxiety help they need.*
If anxiety is preventing you from enjoying everyday activities, it may be time to find help.
While there are several types of anxiety disorders, they all include excessive worrying, especially in situations that are not threatening. Some anxiety conditions include:
Any of these disorders may disrupt your life, and people who struggle with anxiety sometimes also experience depression or other mental illness. The most important thing to know about anxiety disorders is that they are treatable.
Treatment for anxiety often includes a combination of medication and talk therapy.
A type of therapy that’s been shown to be effective for treating anxiety is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which can help you identify inaccurate or negative thinking and build skills to cope with challenging situations. Anxiety treatment may include CBT and other therapies, including mindfulness training, wellness education, peer-to-peer support, and expressive or recreational therapies.
There are several medications that may help treat anxiety, including anti-anxiety medications and antidepressants. These may be used in the short-term or long-term, depending on your needs. It’s important to note, though, that medication alone is usually not a comprehensive treatment for anxiety.
Some people who experience severe anxiety may require 24-hour care, in which case inpatient treatment may be recommended. This residential treatment program provides a variety of therapy including individual, group and family therapy, along with other support and medication management.
For people who need to live at home or maintain a work schedule, outpatient treatment may be a better option. We offer both inpatient and outpatient treatment for anxiety at our Austin, TX-area facilities. Some people begin treatment as an inpatient and step down to outpatient services, while others begin as an outpatient.
First, you’ll start with a thorough, no-obligation assessment, which you can schedule by phone or chat any time, day or night. During your assessment, our team will ask you about your medical history, symptoms, and any other emotional concerns you have.
We’ll then work with you to develop a treatment plan based on your needs and goals. Depending on the severity of your symptoms and your health and safety, you may be recommended for inpatient or outpatient treatment.
We have implemented virtual visitation to continue to offer family and friends the opportunity to connect with their loved ones.
All outpatient programs are now offered fully online, from assessment to treatment.
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