Anxiety Disorder Treatment, Signs, and Risk Factors

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Anxiety is a natural response to potential threats, helping us remain alert and aware. However, for many, anxiety can become overwhelming, persistent, and disproportionate to the situation, leading to a variety of anxiety disorders. These disorders can significantly impact daily life, relationships, and overall well-being.

Reach out to Transformations Treatment Center today at (800) 270-4315 to begin the path toward recovery from co-occurring anxiety and addiction with our specialized treatment programs tailored to your needs.

Types of Anxiety Disorders:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): Characterized by excessive and persistent worry about everyday situations. Individuals with GAD often anticipate disaster and may be overly concerned about money, health, family, or work.

  • Panic Disorder: Involves recurring panic attacks with symptoms like rapid heartbeat, sweating, trembling, and a feeling of impending doom.

  • Phobias: Intense fears of specific things or situations, such as spiders, heights, or flying.

  • Social Anxiety Disorder: A fear of social situations where one might be judged, embarrassed, or humiliated.

  • Agoraphobia: Fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult, leading some individuals to avoid leaving their homes.

  • Separation Anxiety Disorder: Fear of being separated from those to whom one is attached.

Causes and Risk Factors:

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The exact cause of anxiety disorders is unknown, but a combination of genetic, environmental, and biological factors may contribute. Family history, personality traits, traumatic events or brain injuries, and brain chemistry can all play a role.


Common symptoms across these disorders include persistent worry, restlessness, rapid heartbeat, sweating, trembling, and difficulty concentrating. Physical symptoms like fatigue, muscle tension, and insomnia might also be present.

Anxiety Disorder Treatment Options At Transformations Treatment Centers

At Transformations Treatment Center, we recognize the intricate relationship between anxiety and addiction. Our holistic approach addresses both conditions, ensuring a path to complete healing.

Discover our programs and treatment options for anxiety and addiction:

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Our PHP offers a structured environment, focusing on the root causes of addiction and anxiety. By combining individual and group therapy, we provide clients with tools to manage anxiety triggers and overcome substance dependencies.

Faith-Based PHP

For those seeking spiritual solace, our Faith-Based PHP integrates spiritual guidance with therapeutic methods. This dual approach strengthens the spirit, offering a faith-driven path to conquer anxiety and addiction. We provide those who follow Christian or Jewish faiths individualized programs that provide peace and solace as you work toward recovery.

Help for Our Heroes

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First responders, military personnel, and veterans often face unique traumas. Our specialized program for the heroes in our communities and country addresses PTSD-induced anxiety and substance abuse, providing a sanctuary for our heroes to heal.


As clients transition back to daily life, our IOP and OP programs offer continued support. Focusing on relapse prevention and coping mechanisms, we ensure sustained recovery from anxiety and addiction.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

MAT offers a balanced approach, combining behavioral therapy with medications. Especially effective for opioid addiction, MAT also addresses anxiety symptoms, ensuring a comprehensive recovery.

Adventure Therapy

Nature has a profound healing effect on anxiety. Our Evolv wellness program and adventure therapy immerses clients in outdoor activities, teaching mindfulness and resilience, which are crucial for overcoming anxiety and addiction.

Recreational Therapy

Through activities like music therapy and sports, clients learn new skills and engage in therapeutic recreation. This approach not only aids in addiction recovery but also provides an outlet for anxiety, promoting overall wellness.

Psychiatric Services

Our psychiatric evaluations ensure that underlying anxiety disorders are identified and treated alongside addiction. With a focus on medication management, we ensure a balanced approach to healing.

EMDR Therapy

Traumatic events can be the root of both anxiety and addiction. EMDR targets these traumatic memories, transforming them, and empowering clients to move forward without the weight of past traumas.


By mapping the brain, neurotherapy identifies patterns related to anxiety and addiction. This state-of-the-art treatment empowers clients to regulate their brain activity, offering a cutting-edge approach to healing.

Therapists treat anxiety disorders individually based on anxiety symptoms

Start Healing From Anxiety and Addiction and Transformation Treatment Centers

At Transformations Treatment Center, we believe in treating the whole self. Our diverse range of programs and services ensures that every individual finds a path to recovery, free from the chains of anxiety and addiction. Join us on this journey to rediscover a life of peace and purpose–call today (800) 270-4315 to get started.

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