Understanding Anxiety & Panic Disorder

Understanding Anxiety & Panic Disorder is an eight-week education program designed to help people who have been diagnosed with generalized anxiety and / or panic  disorder. A trained facilitator and a number of health professionals discuss issues that relate to anxiety and / or panic disorder. This includes information on symptoms, treatment options, coping strategies, and community resources.

The aim of the Understanding Anxiety & Panic Disorder program is to offer assistance as well as encouragement in a safe and relaxed atmosphere.

Symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder:

  • Constant worrying
  • Aches and pains for no reason
  • Trouble relaxing
  • Difficulty falling / staying asleep
  • Not able to concentrate

Symptoms of panic disorder:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest pains or racing heart
  • Overwhelming terror
  • Dizziness
  • Excessive sweating

For more information about this program, please call (506) 633-1705.

The Saint John Office will announce the 2017-2018 program offerings in early September. Please check back then!