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In Episode 5 of Life Skills 4 Kids, we talk about a common but not so talked about mental illness in children and adults – Anxiety. I’ll be sharing with you how to identify anxiety in children and adults, understanding how the brain works when anxiety kicks in, and how to help anxious people get through it.


In this episode we cover:

  • Report by Louise Crealy on Anxiety.
  • How children show anxiety.
  • How to get quicker help for children with anxiety.
  • The importance of identifying anxiety early on in children.
  • Anxiety in adults and how they can identify that they have it.
  • Treatments in an online setting.
  • The difference between anxiety and stress.
  • An example of stress and anxiety in a child and how we can help them through it.
  • How our brains work when we are anxious.



Teaching Kids to Manage Anxiety: Superstar Practical Strategies (eBook)

Kids today are growing up in a fast-paced world where information and opportunity overload can be overwhelming.
Based on many years of clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist, Deb Hopper has been using her Just Right Kids® Model to teach children to communicate and manage their stress and anxiety by:

– Identifying their “body speed”,
– Understanding their stress triggers, and
– Implementing simple strategies to reduce anxiety and stress.

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