National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day – an awareness day to help raise the awareness to be screened if you believe you have an anxiety disorder or even a post-traumatic stress disorder.
National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day
Fear and anxiety are a normal part of everyday life. However for some, if escalates to overwhelming levels. Over 23 million people suffer from some type of anxiety disorder or a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
It is observed the first Wednesday in May since 1993. In 2020, that day is on May 6.
- 2021 – May 5
- 2022 – May 4
- 2023 – May 3
- 2024 – May 1
Now National Depression Screening Day is in October. Those with anxiety or PTSD often also have signs of depression too.
First Published April 30, 2019. Last update or republished April 29, 2020.