Mental Health Awareness Week : What is Anxiety?

The theme for this years Mental Health Awareness Week is Anxiety.
Anxiety plays a part in everyone’s life. Everyday situations can cause s
tress and anxiety, such as sitting an exam, work deadlines/job interviews or worrying about our health.
But anxiety can become a mental health problem when these feeling become overwhelming and have a significant impact on peoples day to day lives. The cause can be linked to specific events, however it can also be down to a number of factors which build up without the person realising.
There are many types of anxiety, however the 3 common types are;
Generalized anxiety disorder
Panic disorder
Social anxiety disorder
If you are living with IBD and struggling with your mental health we can help via our IBD Mental Health Support Service. Find out more and apply via
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