Anxiety impacts roughly 1 in 5 Canadian teens–and it’s often confusing to know how to help. This video gives an overview of the signs & symptoms, plus simple tips for assisting teens in moving forward.
To view our anxiety helpsheet that accompanies this video click HERE.
We know the amount of care required by serious mental health concerns is too heavy to manage alone. Working together is better. Helping teens with mental health challenges requires the creation of or connection to a network of support for the
www.anxietybc.com – A website providing excellent practical resources for helping youth deal with anxiety, and helping youth workers and parents understand this overwhelming issue that is seriously affecting up to 20% of young people in Canada. Check out Mindshift – the new free app to help youth manage their anxiety in the moment, wherever they are. We’ve tested it with youth and are hearing good feedback on this tool.
And for the youth themselves, link them up to Kids Help Phone panic and anxiety page. It’s got some good info and great practical tips to help kids deal with what’s going on inside them as well.