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Prevention & Wellness Resources

Anxiety & Depression

What is anxiety?
Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress. It is a feeling of fear or apprehension about what is to come. The first day of school, going to a job interview, or giving a speech may cause most people to feel fearful and nervous.

What is depression?
Depression is a mental health problem that expresses feelings of sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness and loss of interest. In teens, it can affect the way they think, problem solve and interact. Peer pressure, school work and changes in body are among some symptoms of depression

Resources:

Anxiety in the Classroom

Understanding Depression for Parents

Offer support and show your feelings of love and concern for your child like giving them a hug.