This information from Parentline helps carers of children suffering from the most common form of the most common mental health condition: social anxiety disorder. Although highly treatable, the article acknowledges that SAD can be difficult to diagnose in children given that young kids are often shy. However, it’s also important to help kids with an anxiety disorder as soon as possible.
With this in mind, the article works through the various forms of support carers can give to children that may be suffering from SAD, from basic coping skills and emotional support right through to seeking expert help. Parentline themselves offer phone counselling, web chat and email correspondence for carers who aren’t sure of the best way to help their child.
Read the article: Social Anxiety in Kids