Anxiety is one of the most common concerns shared by Connecting for Kids families. It's also on the rise among American children from all backgrounds, with 1 in 5 children experiencing clinically significant symptoms.
It is normal for children to have some anxiety, but anxiety may become a problem when symptoms keep your child from enjoying daily activities. If you have a concern about anxiety, start with your child’s primary care provider. You can also get tips for coping with anxiety at home in the solutions and resources sections of this guide.