Social anxiety in children

Kids Helpline, Australia

Related to Anxiety, Child anxiety

This webpage provides information for parents and carers about social anxiety in young people and what they may be able to do to support their child.

It includes the following topics:

  • ‘What types of social situations might young people be wary of?’
  • ‘What reaction might a young person be having when uncomfortable about a social situation?’
  • ‘What unhealthy things might young people do to cope with social anxiety?’
  • ‘What can parents and carers do to assist their child manage social anxiety?’

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