Stress and anxiety

Helping Teenagers with Stress

This article helps parents identify some strategies for helping their teens cope with stress.

Kids & Stress--Nemours

As providers and caretakers, adults tend to view the world of children as happy and carefree. After all, kids don't have jobs to keep or bills to pay, so what could they possibly have to worry about?

Plenty! Even very young children have worries and feel stress to some degree.

Stress (American Psychological Association)

Stress can be a reaction to a short-lived situation, such as being stuck in traffic. Or it can last a long time if you're dealing with relationship problems, a spouse's death or other serious situations.

Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents

Everyone, including children, experiences anxiety and worry sometimes. When anxiety interferes with daily functioning, though, it may indicate an anxiety disorder that requires intervention.

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