Meaningful Ways to Help a Child With Anxiety
People sometimes make the mistake of assuming that anxiety only affects adults. However, the truth is that 20 percent of children suffer from some kind of clinical-grade anxiety before they reach adolescence(1). While many children and teens outgrow these feelings of worry and distress, others continue to experience generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) symptoms for years to come. Keep reading to learn more about GAD and how you can help a child struggling with anxiety.