I’ve just looked at our clinic calendars and despite us seeing 200 young people this week, our waiting lists for new clients are currently stretching out to around 2-3 months. More than ever, there are children and young people facing challenges – and families who are looking for support and answers.
One of the major issues facing young people is anxiety. Anxiety is the most commonly diagnosed mental health condition in children – and certainly it makes up a large proportion of the families who work with us.
Unfortunately, services can’t always keep up with demand for services in supporting kids with this issue – and getting help for children and young people who experience anxiety can take some time.
The good news is that there are many things parents and carers can do at home which reduce anxiety and worry in children – and slowly over time – increase their confidence.
If you have a child who struggles with worry and anxiety – and you are either not able to get to an appointment or not sure whether you need it yet – consider the following ideasRead More