Youth Mental Health: Helping Young People with Anxiety

Start: 4th February 2019, online course.

University of East AngliaAnxiety is a common condition experienced by young people that can escalate to a point where it impacts on their general wellbeing and activities of daily living, brain development and performance at school or college. If untreated the risk of developing chronic and enduring mental health conditions increases, as well as the risks of deliberate self harm and suicide.

On this course you will learn how to identify anxiety disorders experienced by young people, understand ‘stigma’ related to mental health and develop your ability to help a young person experiencing debilitating anxiety.

What topics will you cover?

  • The characteristics of anxiety
  • Adolescent development
  • Anxiety as a biological response / toxic stress
  • Other linked mental health conditions
  • Stigma and mental illness
  • Engaging with young people / safeguarding
  • Ways of helping the young person with anxietyFuture Learn Logo
  • Mindfulness


General Information
Start: 4th February 2019, online course.

Duration: 3 weeks (3 hours per week)

Language: English

Find more information on the course website.

Published in GI-Mail 01/2019 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

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