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Across Queensland, young people are preparing for exam season which can be a stressful time of year. In small amounts, stress can be helpful, sharpening our focus and increasing motivation on the task at hand. But in large amounts or over an extended period of time, stress becomes overwhelming. In conjunction with psychology week 2022 (7 to 13 November), Mater’s Young Adult Support Unit is sharing the following tips.
Here are five signs of stress to look out for:
As an adult, it’s important to be aware of these signs of stress among young people. Here are four ways to provide help and support:
Take the opportunity during psychology week 2022 to recognise and act upon signs of stress for you, your friends and family.
Written by Annalise Foster – Senior Psychologist at the Young Adult Support Unit.
The Young Adult Support Unit (YASU) is a specialist multidisciplinary team who adopt a developmentally sensitive, trauma informed and systemic approach to supporting adolescents and young adults with chronic medical conditions. YASU sees adolescents and young people aged up to 26 years who have a chronic medical condition and who are receiving ongoing service provision at the Mater Hospital South Brisbane. Find out more Young Adult Support Unit (YASU) - What we do (mater.org.au)
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