We now understand that anxiety can significantly impact on a child’s ability to reach their full potential. Anxiety is more common than many realise. According to Orygen Youth Health, 1 in 10 young Australians, aged between 18-25, will experience an anxiety disorder in any 12 month period, with the figure around 1 in 25 for kids aged 13-17. Our experts recommend this easy to follow and informative fact sheet that addresses common questions like: What is anxiety? When does it become an illness? The various types of anxiety and what you can do as a parent to address it.