Did you know that anxiety disorders affect one in eight children? Research shows that untreated children with #anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, miss out on important social experiences, and engage in substance abuse. (via Anxiety and #DepressionKids Association of America) #31Days http://www.livingthelifefantastic.com/2013/10/31-days-to-peace-day-15-helping-children-with-anxiety-13-recommended-books/
This infographic tells a story about how parents-with great love and affection-try to help their anxious children. It also tells a silent tale about what those children wish they could express to their parents about what they are experiencing.
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