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Quietly suffering: Anxiety in the workplace

October 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Amy Lemley calls Microsoft Excel her “sworn enemy.” When she found herself working with a spreadsheet composed of 140 columns and 56 rows at her job, it became “a nightmare.” Continue Reading

From pets to ‘recess’: High school stress relief

January 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students fills the hallways. Her tail wags with the first pat on the head, then another and another. Continue Reading

Many struggle to claim lives in face of depression, anxiety

June 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Brittany Hoffman knows the struggles of living with mental illness first hand.She has been dealing with depression and anxiety since she was a pre-teen. But she also knows what it’s like to watch a family member struggle with a mental health disorder. Continue Reading

Study: Half of teens shy; it’s more serious for a few of them

October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Nearly half of teenagers say they’re shy, perhaps a bit surprising in our say-anything society. But a government study finds a small fraction of those teens show signs of a troubling anxiety disorder that can be mistaken for extreme shyness.
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