Occasionally feeling stressed is completely normal, however feeling stressed all the time isn’t and can be harmful to our mental and physical health.

Children and young people encounter lots of situations in their lives that may cause them to feel stressed. Supporting your child to develop positive coping mechanisms when they feel like this can help them to manage stress before it escalates.

If you notice your child seems stressed, talk to them and try to come up with ways of managing together. Find advice, ideas and tips from young people about managing stressful situations.