Social anxiety: using poetry to talk about young people’s mental health

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2023, and this year’s theme is ‘Anxiety’.

Here’s a guest blog post I wrote for the Children’s Poetry Summit. It includes an extract from a free resource on using poems as a ‘way in’ to help young people talk about mental health issues. In this example, I explore social anxiety.

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