Coping with Anxiety (Mental Health Workshop)

YMCA Black Country Group

Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall

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where is it?

Any suitable venue


Flexible dates and times, duration 3 hours.

Overview of Support offered

YMCABCG offer a range of mental health workshops to improve a person’s overall health and wellbeing. ‘Coping with Anxiety’ provides young people with a better understanding of what anxiety is and explores some of its signs and symptoms and how anxiety can affect people differently. This interactive workshop will teach young people to explore coping techniques and strategies to demonstrate the importance of self-care. In a relaxed, informal and non-judgemental environment, young people are able to share their experiences if they want to or use the space to reflec and explore new ways to cope with the challenges that living with anxiety brings.

Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability

Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way

Session type

Individual   Group
Minimum No. 5   Maximum No. 10

What equipment should I bring?

A private space/room for delivery.

Outcomes expected


  • Young people will develop effective coping strategies and build emotional resilience to deal with the challenges that life can bring.
  • Young people will have improved confidence, self-esteem, optimism and motivation by dealing with some of the mental health challenges they are facing.
  • Young people will develop the confidence to talk about mental health issues and seek help in times of crisis.
  • Young people will have the confidence and ability to return to, or enter, employment/training/education and develop emotional resilience and coping strategies to sustain employment or engagement in training/education.