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ANXIETY


Everybody experiences anxiety at some point in time. Anxiety is a natural response. Useful in helping us to avoid dangerous situations and motivating us to solve everyday problems. Anxiety can vary in severity from mild uneasiness through to a terrifying panic attack. It can vary in how long it lasts, from a few moments to many years.


Anxiety disorders may be caused by environmental factors, medical factors, genetics or brain chemistry and is most commonly triggered by the stress in young people’s lives.


At home a young person experiencing anxiety may:



HELPFUL RESOURCES

www.anxietyuk.org.uk

www.getselfhelp.co.uk

www.nopanic.org.uk






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