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Talking to your child about their worries and helping them find ways to manage these feelings is important. These tips and activities can help you to help your child manage anxiety.

7 Ways to Support Children & Young People who are Worried

This document provides 7 ways to respond to children and young people's fears.

 

Talking to children about Worries

Sometimes it can be hard to know what to say to children when they talk about their worries. This resource has some great advice for parents.

How to Cope with Anxiety 

A Childline video about anxiety.

Relaxation Activities

Stress busters for everyone!

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7 techniques for helping kids keep calm

Relaxation and mindfulness activities from CBeebies.                                                                                     

A young boy lying on the grass with his eyes closed looking happy.

Wall Of Expression Activity

Get creative and watch your worries crumble away as you knock down your wall of expression.

Glitter Jar

A glitter jar is something your child can make to help them feel calmer and less confused about their feelings.  

Make Your Own Worry Box

The worry box helps children put their worries in a special place so they don't have to think about them all at once or all the time.

Health Uncovered Podcast

Health Uncovered is a series of podcasts that aims to get young people in-tune with their health and wellbeing. The series is hosted by BBC Radio One presenter Cel Spellman and features young people and health professionals from our Norfolk Healthy Child Programme.

Listen now!  The podcasts are free and you can listen via mobile devices, tablets and laptops.  Just search “Health Uncovered” in your favourite podcast app, like iTunes.

 

Anxiety in Children & Young People during COVID-19

Free course to help you learn about anxiety and discover helpful strategies to support young people struggling with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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