Latest Anxiety News

Woman launches new headquarters for group that helped her

Jan. 14, 2020 5:21 PM EST

HADLEY, Mass. (AP) — Andrea Bordenca was at a crossroads in 1999. The 43-year-old was struggling with substance abuse, bipolar disorder and social anxiety, all while running DESCO Service, a business that specializes in emergency response field service. Feeling the relationship with her family being...

Program to bring mental health resources to Detroit schools

Jan. 4, 2020 9:47 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Public Schools Community District announced it's teaming up with a University of Michigan program aimed at helping students effectively manage symptoms of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress. TRAILS — Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of...

Jacob Olivas, 50, a survivor of priest abuse, poses for a portrait at home on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Olivas was abused by a priest for a year when he was between the ages of 6 and 7. Still, more than four decades later, his life is difficult. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

SUNDAYS AFTER: Amid daily struggles, working to conquer fear

Dec. 19, 2019 3:15 AM EST

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — Jacob Olivas savored the smell of the forest, the icy clouds, the sweeping view of Inland Empire below his perch on the top of Mount Baldy. “I missed you,” he whispered to the pine trees. “I missed you.” It had been five years since he’d...

Kansas college students see rise in mental health care costs

Nov. 29, 2019 1:06 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — When Dan Hoyt started graduate school at the University of Kansas in 2016, he knew he had anxiety and depression. He worried about being able to find a job after graduation. And, sometimes, he couldn't get through his assigned reading. "When you have anxieties, that gets impossible,"...

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Brandon Brooks (79) sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. Brooks said pressure of trying to live up to a new contract led to an anxiety attack that forced him out of the Philadelphia Eagles’ game last Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Brooks has dealt with anxiety for several years but has started 50 straight games, including the playoffs. But he recently signed a four-year, $54.2 million contract and it weighed on his mind. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

Eagles star guard Brandon Brooks talks openly about anxiety

Nov. 26, 2019 10:04 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two-time Pro Bowl right guard Brandon Brooks said pressure of trying to live up to a new contract led to an anxiety attack that forced him out of the Philadelphia Eagles’ game last Sunday. Brooks has dealt with anxiety for several years but has started 50 straight games,...

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) works against Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) for a shot opportunity in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Nov. 26, 2019 2:19 AM EST

Kevin Love knows change could be coming. A couple of years ago, uncertainty might have been something that stressed him out, triggered the sorts of feelings like the ones that manifested themselves in the form of an in-game panic attack in 2017, rendered him unable to compete as efficiently as he wanted. Not this...

In this Nov. 14, 2019, photo, students walk on the campus of Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. More college students are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems. That's according to an Associated Press review of more than three dozen public universities. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

As stigma ebbs, college students seek mental health help

Nov. 25, 2019 11:59 AM EST

More college students are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems, and many must wait weeks for treatment or find help elsewhere as campus clinics struggle to meet demand, an Associated Press review of more than three dozen public universities found. On some...