Be proactive about your mental health

Take the quiz, learn the signs

The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as "an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure."

Knowing the difference between normal feelings of anxiety and an anxiety disorder requiring medical attention can help a person identify and treat the condition.

The following questions can help you determine your level of anxiety. If you notice yourself answering that you frequently experience these feelings, it may be time to talk with a professional who can work with you to find brighter days. Visit our Contact Us page to find a Provident counseling office near you.

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

How often do you feel overwhelmed, or have no control?

How often do you have difficulty relaxing or calming down?

How often do you have difficulty sleeping?

How often do you feel irritable or annoyed?

How often do you experience trembling or shaking?

How often do you avoid situations due to fear?

How often do you worry about the future or if bad things will happen? (Examples: a loved one getting sick, failing at something, natural disasters)

How often do you experience nausea or abdominal issues?

How often do you worry about what others think of you?

How often do you feel uncomfortable in social situations or interacting with unfamiliar people?

Anxiety Quiz 2
Moderate Anxiety
Moderate Anxiety Your results indicate that you have moderate symptoms of Anxiety. If you notice that your symptoms aren't improving, you may want to bring them up with someone you trust. This screen is not meant to be a diagnosis. If you are in a crisis and need someone to talk to, our trained crisis workers are available 24/7 @ 1-866-728-7983. You may also call the national crisis hotline Lifeline 24/7 @ 1-800-273-8255 if you are having thoughts of suicide. You can also find resources and connect with others on Provident's Feeling Kinda Blue website (feelingkindablue.org) Membership is free and you will be able to share your stories, connect with others, and help make the world seem just a little less blue.
High Anxiety
High Anxiety Your results indicate that you are experiencing symptoms of severe Anxiety. Based on your answers, these symptoms could be greatly interfering with your relationships and the tasks of everyday life. It may be helpful to speak to a psychologist, or psychiatrist and explore further treatment options. This screen is not meant to be a diagnosis. If you are in a crisis and need someone to talk to, our trained crisis workers are available 24/7 @ 1-866-728-7983. You may also call the national crisis hotline Lifeline 24/7 @ 1-800-273-8255 if you are having thoughts of suicide. You can also find resources and connect with others on Provident's Feeling Kinda Blue website (feelingkindablue.org) Membership is free and you will be able to share your stories, connect with others, and help make the world seem just a little less blue.
Low Anxiety
Low Anxiety Your results indicate that you have none, or very few symptoms of Anxiety. If you notice that your symptoms aren't improving, you may want to bring them up with someone you trust. This screen is not meant to be a diagnosis. If you are in a crisis and need someone to talk to, our trained crisis workers are available 24/7 @ 1-866-728-7983. You may also call the national crisis hotline Lifeline 24/7 @ 1-800-273-8255 if you are having thoughts of suicide. You can also find resources and connect with others on Provident's Feeling Kinda Blue website (feelingkindablue.org) Membership is free and you will be able to share your stories, connect with others, and help make the world seem just a little less blue.

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