Christmas and Mental Health – surviving the festive period with anxiety


“Tis the season to be Jolly, fa la la la … Honestly it’s the season to feel however you want to feel”.

HeadStart Wolverhampton Ambassador Crissy shares her thoughts on surviving Christmas when you experience anxiety and panic attacks.


Cristina is a HeadStart Ambassador, and works with HeadStart Wolverhampton to support her peers. In this blog post, she shares great advice on surviving the festive season when you struggle with anxiety and panic attacks.

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