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A Quick Guide to Anxiety (and Relevant Tooled Up Resources)

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Anxiety and depression are the most common mental health problems in adolescents. We know that 7-8% of children in the UK meet diagnostic criteria for an anxiety disorder, with prevalence increasing as they get older, and that it’s more common in teenage girls than teenage boys. We’ve put together a quick guide, extracting the most important things that parents need to know from current research, focusing on practical things you can do to help children navigate anxiety generally and letting you know where you can find more advice and information in the Tooled Up library.

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