Numbers of children suffering from anxiety are rising sharply each year.
More than 10,000 patient under the age of 18 were admitted to hospital with a diagnosis of anxiety in 2015-2016, according to the NHS.
The NSPCC, the UK’s leading children’s charity, warned that their Childline service has seen a 35 percent rise in calls about anxiety from children in just twelve months.
A recent study by University College London found one in four teenage girls reported symptoms of depression. Young boys, however, are less likely to report symptoms.