Hello Josh and Welcome to Healing Well and the A & P forum.
I am sorry you are having troubles with anxiety, but I have to agree that drinking is not the solution. Have you talk to your physician to see about therapy? There are many choices. CBT is very popular and you will find lots of information on this site regarding that.
Please read the topics and you will find many others looking for and sharing their experiences.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but it sounds like you feel anxious even when you're not having an actual panic attack. If so, you may have generalized anxiety disorder with panic attacks. GAD can make it hard to concentrate, sit still, etc. because you feel constantly anxy! I know!! I am on Paxil and buspar for it. I was on zoloft and buspar for 12 years before the zoloft stopped working. Anyhow, the meds help so much! Also, for me the books by Dr. Claire Weekes were a great aid. It is similar to CBT. Get help from a pdoc and or therapist ASAP. The longer you wait, the harder it can be to overcome it! No need to suffer needlessly when there's help available!