Self-care Toolkit

Did you know?

In the US, more than 17 million adults live with depression, while anxiety disorders affect another 40 million.
Less than half of people receive treatment
In the last three years, rates of depression have increased by 14% and rates of anxiety by 29%.
Women are more likely than men to experience depression and/or anxiety.
Rates of anxiety and depression are rising in the US.
3 in 10 employees experience severe stress, anxiety, or depression.
Rates of depression are highest among adults ages 18-29.

Depression & Anxiety

Along with therapy and professional treatment, developing a self-care plan can help mitigate the symptoms of these difficult experiences. Engaging in active self-care can strengthen your ability to adapt to change, recover from setbacks, and build solid relationships. By including practices you can build into your normal routine, self-care is a great way to maintain both your short-term and long-term mental health.
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  • Excessive worry
  • Feeling nervous, irritable, or on edge
  • Sense of impending danger, panic, or doom
  • Increased heart rate
  • Breathing rapidly, sweating, and/or trembling
  • Feeling weak or tired
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) problems

Separation anxiety disorder, phobias, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder and panic attacks, and generalized anxiety disorder.
  • Deep feelings of sadness
  • Loss of interest in work or social activities
  • Difficulty concentrating, slowed thoughts
  • Forgetfulness and trouble remembering
  • Trouble making decisions
  • Difficulty sleeping, or sleeping too much
  • Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
  • Energy loss or increased fatigue
  • Irritability, anger, or tearfulness
  • Weight or appetite changes

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