High Levels of Anxiety in Children

sad little girl sitting on bench in the park at the day time
Mental-health charity Place2Be has found that amongst 700 children aged 10 and 11, two-thirds worry “all the time”.

Concerns about family and friends and fear of failing at school are the top causes of anxiety.

The charities chief executive says that whilst it’s perfectly normal to worry from time to time, if these worries become more serious or persistent, it’s important that children know where they can turn for help

Schools and families play a crucial role in ensuring that children learn to look out for each other and know how to get help if they need it.

Read more at the BBC


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