How should we handle anxiety and depression in our children and young people?

According to the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in the UK, there has been a 70% increase in anxiety and depression in the under 25s. The current news story that American schools are considering mandatory depression screening for students, once again raises big questions about teenage anxiety, the level of mental health disorders amongst […]

The Science of Anxiety and Panic Attacks

  Fears, phobias, anxiety and panic attacks are all related. The feelings, sometimes extreme feelings, people experience with these conditions are all caused by the release of adrenaline and in more acute cases cortisol and gluco-cortisol into the blood stream. These hormones cause the symptoms that sufferers experience during anxiety and panic attacks: raised heart-rate, […]