Learn more about childhood anxiety with Professor Ron Rapee, of Macquarie University, and Julie Leitch, of WayAhead, joined by guests, Amanda, Stefanie and Lisa. The speakers have a vast range of expertise as people with a lived experience of mental illness, parents, teachers and experts in childhood anxiety.
Watch the full video below to have your commonly asked questions about childhood anxiety answered.
Small Steps, Large Strides: Big questions about anxiety in children
How do children develop anxiety disorders? 0:45
When does normal anxiety become a disorder? 2:22
What might anxiety in children look like? 3:06
What are some strategies for managing and treating anxiety? 6:14
How long do anxiety disorders in children last? 13:08
How can you get help? 14:35
Is online therapy a good option? 19:40
Was getting treatment worthwhile? 20:57
Below, we have some shorter videos focussing on specific experiences for children with anxiety and those around them.
Childhood anxiety and the family
What are the impacts of a child's anxiety on their family?
What are some of the ways families try to help that can be unhelpful? 2:45
Bullying and anxiety
What are the links between bullying and childhood anxiety?
The negative impacts of childhood anxiety
Is anxiety in children a negative thing?
Macquarie University PACE Program
These videos were filmed on Darug and Gadigal country.