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An Essex based charity says it has seen an increase in children contacting them with anxiety.
Kids Inspire say many young people have struggled to cope with not seeing their friends, with everyone in lockdown and schools shut for the last two months.
For 14 year old Shannon in Stowmarket in Suffolk, it has helped knowing she is not alone in feeling lonely
At Shannon's school - like most in the country - staff are concerned about students' mental health.
Besides setting work to do, they regularly check in with every pupil to see how they are coping. And if any one is feeling wobbly, they offer extra support.
Top tips from Kids Inspire for children and young people coping with anxiety during lockdown..
- Find people that make you feel good and talk to them.
- Get out in nature, it's really important and it's there for everybody.
- Exercise, keep active.
- Find your resources: listen to music, read books, watch films. Whatever makes you feel good, do it.