Panic Attacks


Someone having a panic attack experiences a sudden and intense sensation of fear. They may feel that they have lost control and feel desperate to get out of the situation that trigger their anxiety.

This webpage contains advice on how to deal with panic attacks through self management of anxiety and different types of treatments. It also contains information simple information on the signs and symptoms of a panic attack.


This resource is a great first look at panic attacks, which can often be misunderstood. It showcases a variety of different topics that are presented in easy drop-down sections so you can just access the information that you want. It’s written in basic English which makes it accessible to a large number of people.

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Some of the topics discussed in the linked resources are challenging, and potentially upsetting. If you are a young person experiencing mental health difficulties or other issues highlighted by the resources, please seek the support of a trusted adult. If you need immediate help, please visit this page for information on what to do.