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Stats on anxiety

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Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S. affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1%of the population every year.

Anxiety disorders affect 25.2% of children between 13 and 18 years of age.

Research shows that untreated children with this illness are at higher risk to end up doing poorly in school, and miss out on important social experiences and engage in substance abuse.

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Stats on anxiety