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Here are the resources we found for panic attacks for young people:
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‘54321’: a simple relaxation strategy for times of anxiety or stress
(Featured resource)In this video, Dr. Pooky Knightsmith shares a simple ‘54321’ strategy for relaxation and grounding that can be particularly helpful at times of high anxiety or stress.
How to Calm Down during a Panic Attack
This video from Buzzfeed is a reminder of ways to calm down during a panic attack. Breathe in. Breathe out. Hold it. Repeat. With this pattern, you should be able to find your way through any panic attack and be okay.
Let It All Out
Panic attacks can be scary, but you can really help someone having a panic attack if you know what to. This video is part of a Fixers UK project by Emily and Daska to help young people learn basic mental health first aid skills; it teaches you the necessary steps to help you figure out if someone is having a panic attack and what to do if they are.
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A webpage containing advice on how to deal with panic attacks through self management of anxiety and different types of treatments.
Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Anxiety is a normal emotion that we all experience but becomes a mental health problem when someone finds they are feeling this way all or most of the time. You might think of anxiety as feeling stressed, tense, worried, uneasy or scared. This webpage from Time to Change covers anxiety and panic attacks as mental health problems.
Help for Anxiety and Panic
Everyone feels anxious sometimes, and it is a normal response to one of life’s challenges, like exams or moving home. If worrying starts to take over and gets in the way of living life, then we might have an anxiety problem.
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I am having Panic Attacks
Panic attacks are terrifying. The complete loss of control shakes us to the core and because they happen without us understanding what triggers them, they leave us feeling insecure and fearful of the next one. Although long, this message from Zumos will give you great understanding of the psychological process and a wealth of techniques that could with practice stop your attacks altogether.
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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.