Teenage Anxiety

What things are anxiety inducing for teens? Seriously, how long is a piece of string? It will be different for everyone, so many influences come into play. You can pop back and read my blog post from a few weeks ago called ‘What do Teenagers Worry About’ if you’d like a list. It will be specifically different for everyone, but do go and read it for an insight.

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Stronger than You Feel

In April of 2018 my eldest daughter was diagnosed with anxiety and depression.  She was 17 years old, a top student, social butterfly and a talented athlete.  She was put on medication which made her illness much worse and she quickly spiralled into a deep depression that lasted until September 2018.  That was our lowest point.  In May of 2019 she is still using the same medication but she is now able to live a normal teenage life, pursuing the things she loves.  This post is about getting through as her support person.

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