Thursday, September 27, 2012

Teen Issues: Anxiety & Stress

Now that school is back in session are you feeling stressed or suffering from anxious feelings? You are not alone, teens are under a great deal of pressure to fit in, make life decisions and score well on high stake academic tests just to name a few. The video below is from The Discovery Health Channel about teen stress and anxiety.

Below are resources from the library and links to our Teen Health and Wellness database that may help you cope with your feelings of anxiety and stress.

152.46 ROS The effects of stress and anxiety on the family
155.232 STE Triumph over shyness: conquering shyness and social anxiety
155.518 ESH Balancing act: a teen’s guide to managing stress
R 616.8522 DOC The encyclopedia of phobias, fears, and anxieties
We have a wonderful counseling/social work department that wants to help so please contact them for support. If you're not sure who your counselor or social worker is, on the back of your ID card look for initials.  Link to counseling department or social workers

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