The Anxious Child

Introduction

A booklet for parents and carers wanting to know more about anxiety in children and young people.

Anxious Child publication cover

Anxiety

It’s normal to feel anxious sometimes. It’s how we respond to feeling threatened, under pressure or stressed: for example if we have an exam, job interview or doctor’s appointment.

Families, Children and Young People

Forming a family and parenting is an important part of life, with many changes taking place. Both mothers’ and fathers’ mental health may be affected during this transition, which may influence their child’s mental health.