Anxiety: Can't I just pray it away?

Great article from Greg Popcak on anxiety and faith. 

No, you cannot pray it away.

Yes, faith helps - tremendously.

No, a priest is not the same as a licensed therapist and/or doctor.

Yes, you can receive the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick for anxiety disorders.

No, prayer doesn't "cure" mental health issues, but it helps.

Yes, a Christian can take medication for anxiety.

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