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Andi Mack Brings Awareness To Panic & Anxiety Disorders

February 24, 2018

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Disney Channel’s popular series Andi Mack continues to break barriers as the teen series addressed panic attacks in its latest episode.

During the Friday, February 23rd episode Jonah Beck (played by Asher Angel) experienced a panic attack for the first time following a conversation with Andi where she said that she no longer had feelings for him. What followed was a conversation with a doctor about what panic attacks are the Disney Channel also aired a PSA at the conclusion of the episode.

This is not the first time the Andi Mack series has addressed real-life issues. Since its premiere, the show has put a spotlight on cultural diversity by showcasing different holidays and the hardships of a military family and most notably the first prominent character in a Disney program to come out as gay.