Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?
Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?
This very insightful and relevant article regarding Jake’s struggle with anxiety was written by Benoit Denizet-Lewis and published by the New York Times, October 11th, 2017.

This very insightful and relevant article regarding Jake’s struggle with anxiety was written by Benoit Denizet-Lewis and published by the New York Times, October 11th, 2017.

“Jake was right — his parents didn’t understand. Jake didn’t really understand, either. But he also wasn’t good at verbalizing what he thought he knew: that going to school suddenly felt impossible, that people were undoubtedly judging him, that nothing he did felt good enough. “All of a sudden I couldn’t do anything,” he said. “I was so afraid.” His tall, lanky frame succumbed, too. His stomach hurt. He had migraines. “You know how a normal person might have their stomach lurch if they walk into a classroom and there’s a pop quiz?” he told me. “Well, I basically started having that feeling all the time.”

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