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Positive Affirmations Can Help Prevent Anxiety, Fear and Worry

During a presentation at NCADA St. Louis, Connie Fischer, LCSW, Director Mental Health Promotion, Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri, offered prevention techniques on how to prevent unrealistic anxiety, fear and worry.  One technique includes embracing positive affirmations such as:  “I love and accept myself the way I am”, I am open to receiving support from others”, and “I’m learning that it’s OK to make mistakes.”