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Athens News Matters: Anxiety Screenings recommended to everyone Under 65


In the face of covid, contentious politics, and rising inflation, a panel of medical experts has for the first time recommended screening of all adults under 65 for anxiety. We’ll talk with a counselor about the symptoms and effects of anxiety, who is most at risk, and how to cope with this potentially debilitating, and widespread, health issue.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!