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Anxiety & Stress


The last few years have seen a significant increase in anxiety levels and diagnosable anxiety disorders in young people. But how as those supporting young people can we better recognise, understand, and respond in a helpful way? We hope this section gives you lots of practical ideas.

What you need to know


How to Ace Anxiety

How to Ace Anxiety

Headstrong video. No-one likes feeling anxious, but what if it isn’t as bad as it feels? Here’s some tips on how to ace your anxiety.

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Better breathing

Better breathing

Headstrong video. We all know that breathing is important, but did you know that the way you breath can help calm you down when you’re stressing out?

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Resources on anxiety

Downloadable worksheets