Did you know that anxiety disorders affect one in eight children? Research shows that untreated children with #anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, miss out on important social experiences, and engage in substance abuse. (via Anxiety and #DepressionKids Association of America) #31Days http://www.livingthelifefantastic.com/2013/10/31-days-to-peace-day-15-helping-children-with-anxiety-13-recommended-books/
Overlapping Behavioral Characteristics & Related Mental Health Diagnoses in Children -- this is a GREAT chart for parents who are trying to figure out what actions of their kiddo is what part of mental health (many parents have children with multiple diagnoses and are trying to figure out "is this behavior the ADHD or the anxiety?, etc."
Wilma Jean deals with anxiety! This fun and humorous book addresses the problem of anxiety in a way that relates to children of all ages. It offers creative strategies for parents and teachers to use that can lessen the severity of anxiety.