How to help your child who is socially anxious – CHOC

Published on: September 22, 2022
Last updated: September 20, 2022

Anxiety can be a normal reaction to stressful experiences and is a natural human emotion. Anxiety can warn us about dangers, help us prepare, and lead us to pay attention. Anxiety becomes a problem (i.e., a disorder) when it is long-lasting, intense, and interferes with a child’s or teen’s daily functioning.