Stress is a normal part of life, but chronic, pervasive or severe stress can have significant impacts on a person’s mental and physical well-being. Excessive stress can cause physical pain and it can lead to mood and behavior complications such as anxiety or even depression. Stress is also a big factor when people abuse substances or experience a setback in their recovery. Learning how to effectively manage stress is essential.
Find information and answers to specific, stress-related questions with the following stress FAQs.