EAPondering – 10 Steps to Treat an Anxiety Attack

A message from your Employee Assistance Program

A sudden spike in anxiety is among the most disturbing, unsettling experiences one can endure. Such attacks are also increasingly prevalent in our fast-paced, digitally overwhelmed lives. Psychology Today.com writer Locke Hughes offers 10 steps that you can take at the beginning of an anxiety, or panic, attack to stem the rising tide of fear and doom that can otherwise flood the senses, leaving you exhausted and even more fearful of the next episode. Follow, or copy and paste the link: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.webmd.com_mental-2Dhealth_features_ways-2Dto-2Dreduce-2Danxiety-3Fecd-3Dsoc-5Ftw-5F180418-5Fcons-5Ffeat-5FHowtoStopFeelingAnxiousRightNow&d=DwIFAg&c=EZxp_D7cDnouwj5YEFHgXuSKoUq2zVQZ_7Fw9yfotck&r=AIMszgUgc_YYsitrMsMaPw&m=rNPMK-FfMreOD-wmGMOOW6_mud7TANtPDfKXfh6hECA&s=iIuOMAyg3dbQTi4KUWXCE2aPpzjkNWcSmzifv9qD46w&e=

If you would like to talk about easing anxiety, or any other concern, the UConn EAP provides confidential, free, professional consultation, brief counseling and/or referral for faculty, staff, graduate assistants and household family members to help identify and resolve problems or concerns affecting you, your family or your job.

Call today for a private, no-hassle appointment.

860-486-1307 Storrs Campus

860-679-2877 Statewide

800-852-4392 (CT toll-free 24/7)

For more information, contact: Gary Alger at gary.alger@uconn.edu