Allergies can sometimes feel overwhelming and very challenging for children and young people. Not only do they worry about having a serious allergic reaction, but there are often social and emotional challenges too that can cause anxiety, such as feeling excluded from social events or allergy bullying.
For Places2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week (6-12 February), we’ve got the following tips to help children and young people manage allergy anxiety.
Living with allergy anxiety can be difficult, but manageable. If you obtain accurate information, always take care to avoid the problem allergens, and carry prescribed medication everywhere, the risks are significantly reduced.
Read more tips and guidance in our online allergy anxiety resource: Anaphylaxis UK Psychological Impact Factsheet
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