Anxiety in Children

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health problems identified in children. Estimates of the rates of prevalence vary greatly from 8% to 27% lifetime prevalence by age 18.

Chronic anxiety disorders are associated with increased risk of other serious mental health problems in later life. Therefore, early identification and treatment is key.

Information films

An Introduction to Anxiety in Children

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Real life experiences

The young people in this film describe their experiences with Anxiety, what they feel, what their symptoms are,  how their fears impact their lives. If diagnosed earlier children can learn techniques to overcome their anxiety.  Early intervention is key.

Anxiety And Me : Real Life Child Mental Health Experiences

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Other Resources

Depression Fact Sheet

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