November 2021 - Jigsaw

How can I manage anxiety?

Jigsaw Youth Advisory Panel member Josh, talks to Jigsaw Clinician Jen about ways to manage anxiety.


How can I manage anxiety?

How to ask for help

Whether we are feeling run down, experiencing low mood, or are in crisis we all need to reach out for support sometimes. You are not alone.

Recent research conducted by Orgyen and the World Economic Forum highlighted that 87% of the global population is affected by mental health difficulties. This can either be through individuals’ own experience or that of someone close to them.

How to ask for help

Time spent online

Time spent online and social media are commonly viewed as the root causes of any problem that young people face.

As the pandemic went on, we became more reliant on technology for a sense of connectedness. For the majority of us, work and education relied on a stable internet connection. Digital communication with friends, family, teachers, colleagues and classmates was never more important for us to have access to.

However, when we ask young people how long they spend online, they often refer to this amount as bad or negative. We’re all guilty of mindless scrolling at times, but does that make it bad?

In this article, you will find:

Time spent online