Managing your anxiety

Anxiety can be really difficult to deal with, but there are ways to help you manage it. 

How anxiety feels

Anxiety can sometimes make you feel tired, upset, worried, shaky, light-headed, frustrated or like you might ‘go crazy’. Some people experience panic attacks. Really strong anxiety can leave you feeling like you might be sick. Whenever you feel like this, remind yourself that:

  • this is just anxiety
  • it can't harm me
  • it will pass
  • i'm in control.

4 facts about anxiety: 

  • anxiety can affect anyone - no matter what their age, background or situation
  • 1 in 6 young people are affected by an anxiety problem at some point in their lives
  • there are 6 major types of anxiety disorders
  • but we’re here to help.

How to manage your anxiety

How to deal with stress and anxiety

Dealing with stress and anxiety

Other places that can help 

  • YoungMinds is a great place to learn more about mental health and find out what support you could get 
  • TheMix has info about anxiety and panic attacks, and how to help someone who suffers from them.