What is anxiety?
Anxiety is when feelings of fear or worry don’t go away. Anxiety is a problem when it gets in the way of:
- Everyday things like talking to people or going new places
- Being around friends or family
- Going to school
- Doing fun things
How do I know if what I’m feeling is anxiety?
What are the physical symptoms?
Your body also tells you when it’s feeling anxious. You may have:
Trouble catching your breath
Feel tense or sore
Feel tired or very awake
What can I do to manage anxiety?
What else can I do?
Anxiety can be tough to deal with on your own. With some help and support you can get better!
Gather a support team around you. Here’s some people who can help:
A parent or trusted adult
Kids Helpline counsellor
Psychologist or Social Worker
Talking with someone can really help
You’re not alone, support is always available.
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