Sunday – Under pressure: The rise of anxiety in Kiwi youth
Sunday 29 Oct 2017
Stressed, exhausted, and overwhelmed - many of our teens are at breaking point. In the past decade the number of young people on medication for anxiety has doubled. Experts say parental expectations, academic pressures, and social media all play a role. How can we relieve the pressure? And could the answer be simpler than we think? Paralympic gold medallist Liam Malone opens up on how anxiety almost beat him, and how he overcame it.