Anxiety Counseling Phoenix Arizona.

Arizona and all states in the USA are learning to cope with COVID 19 and the stress of this pandemic in our daily lives. 

In Spain over Fifty Four percent of teachers in a survey reported clinical signs of depression and anxiety due to COVID 19. Teachers reported : sleep disturbances , anxiety, nervousness, tension, irritability , headaches , feeling overwhelmed and suffocated. The study also showed that sixty five percent of teachers felt more overwhelmed with COVID 19 than before COVID 19. The results of this study were similar in seven other Latin American countries

Over twenty five percent of adults expressed a high or very high level of stress anxiety in one study done in Israel. The research with over 500 adults states that over twelve percent of adults were at risk for depression. Individuals worried about : health issues ( their health), family, the economy as well as government policies that were in place due to Covid -19. The higher the level of stress in relation to COVID 19 the higher levels of anxiety and the higher levels of depression were discovered in the research studies.

In a recent survey in Italy eight out of ten individuals in a research study stated they needed psychological support: counseling, therapy, Medication etc to cope with the pandemic of COVID 19. Threats to survival are common as far as being able to keep their homes, finances, funds to help or support children etc. The pandemic and its uncertainty as exacerbated symptoms of depression and anxiety in Italy as well as throughout the world.

Young children in France are experiencing developmental issues: bedwetting, insomnia and sleep challenges, anxiety and more. Teens are showing behavioral issues : withdrawal, irritation, discomfort, and fear of returning back to school. Increases in suicidal ideations or thoughts have been common among children and teenagers and adolescents in France and most countries due to COVID 19.

In Spain over Fifty Four percent of teachers in a survey reported clinical signs of depression and anxiety due to COVID 19. Teachers reported : sleep disturbances , anxiety, nervousness, tension, irritability , headaches , feeling overwhelmed and suffocated. The study also showed that sixty five percent of teachers felt more overwhelmed with COVID 19 than before COVID 19. The results of this study were similar in seven other Latin American countries.

A higher prevalence of generalized anxiety symptoms, depression issues, mental health distress, and fear were connected to COVID 19 onset in Germany. Generalized anxiety symptoms were on the rise in China according to research done in relation to COVID 19 . Research states that Government transparency to the public was helpful in managing mental health issues.

In England women and young children and teens and young adults were affected the most by COVID 19 and lockdowns and restrictions and changes to daily life routines etc.

Do to COVID 19 many are feeling: worried, anxious, and low and this can prevent us from doing things we usually enjoy. You can focus on your favorite hobby, relaxing, reading, or connecting with peers or family. This can help with feelings of anxiety and anxious thoughts. If COVID 19 is preventing you from doing things you would normally do you can find alternative hobbies that you have never tried before. There are numerous free tutorials, concerts, and  information online. There are endless free Applications be it drawing or exploring plants and trees with new discoveries.

Take time to eat healthy, get adequate sleep, exercise and take care of your mind and body during this stressful time with COVID 19. Lifeworksaz.com has expertise working with adults, children, teens, and families for lover fifteen years in : Phoenix, Scottsdale, Goodyear, Tempe, and Chandler Arizona

Articles are not to be taken as a substitute for professional advice or counseling.