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New Season of 'Big Mouth' to Feature Anxiety 'Monster Mosquitos'

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What happened: The monster that is anxiety takes on a literal form in the upcoming season four of Netflix’s “Big Mouth” series. The animated show follows the lives of several teenagers as they deal with the struggles of growing up and dealing with puberty. “Big Mouth” first aired in 2017 and this new season stars anxiety mosquito monsters targeting the teens at summer camp. It will air on Dec. 2.

The Frontlines: Anxiety is the most common mental health condition with close to 40 million American adults living with some type of anxiety disorder. This statistic grows when you look at the figures among teens.

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A Mighty Voice: Our contributor, Jodi Aman, shared a few things teens should know about having anxiety. She said, “Trust me. I’ve struggled. I clawed my way out. I have witnessed the recovery of thousands of others in my counseling practice get better. What you are experiencing is temporary and it is OK to ask for help.” You can submit your first-person story, too.

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Other things to know: Here is what other Mighty contributors are saying about dealing with anxiety and other mental illnesses as a teen:

How to take action: Season four of “Big Mouth” will air starting Dec. 4 on Netflix. If you’re dealing with anxiety, you don’t have to go through it alone. Here are several resources you can use to seek help.

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Originally published: April 14, 2023
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