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Here are the resources we found for phobias for young people:
I don’t like Crowds
Understanding your fear is the first step, then having the tools to work with to change your fear is the second. This message from Zumos gives you those tools and offers to lift the restriction you’re feeling so that you can discover a freedom you feel has been completely lost.
I’m afraid of flying
The fear of flying is a common fear and it can take several forms. Understanding the route of your fears and employing techniques to control it can usually be sufficient. This message from Zumos will enable you to examine your fear and offer you some simple techniques to help you take back control.
I’m afraid to go out
A fear of going out can hold you in a prison without bars. Understanding what is happening and what you can do to move forward can give you the keys to get out. This message from Zumos offers you knowledge, help and motivation. It will open the ways to the support you need to move forward, one positive step at a time.
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Phobias and Irrational Fears
Almost everyone has an irrational fear or two. For most people, these fears are minor but when fears become so severe that they cause tremendous anxiety and interfere with your normal life, they are called phobias. This webpage contains a lot of information about phobias and irrational fears.
A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It is an extreme form of fear or anxiety triggered by a particular situation or object, even when there is no danger. This webpage from MIND gives you all the information you might need about phobias.
A phobia is something that you feel really frightened of that is not actually dangerous and which most people do not find worrying. The nearer you get to the thing that makes you anxious, the more anxious you get and so you tend to avoid it. Away from it you feel find but you may also feel frightened when you think about it. Phobias can really get in the way of life. This webpage from The Children’s Society contains their top tips for dealing with phobias as well as some applications you can use to combat phobias.
It is normal to feel nervous in situations in which we could possibly come under the scrutiny of others, whether they are strangers or people we know. For example, having to deliver a speech at a wedding, present to a conference paper or host a seminar for work colleagues is likely to cause nervousness and anxiety before and during the performance.
Talking about Mental Health
This booklet from Together looks at different ways types of mental distress can be described. It shows that many mental health conditions are described in very different ways by different groups of people – such as doctors, people in other parts of the world, and those who experience them.