Minddistrict

Youth: Worry less

You constantly have thoughts flying through your head. Sometimes they’re fun thoughts, like looking forward to a holiday. But you might also be bothered with unpleasant thoughts that you just can’t get rid of. When that happens, we call it ‘worrying’. How do you deal with worrying? And what can you do to put your thoughts in order? Luckily, you can learn how to do that. Are you ready to learn how to worry less?

Who is this module for?

The module is intented for youth between 12 and 18 years old who worry a lot.

What’s the content of this module?

The young person receives psycho-education on what worrying is. There are exercises aimed at dealing with worrying, like 15 minutes of worrying or taking a break from worrying. Relaxation exercises are also given.

How can this module be used?

This module is ‘mobile first’ and can be completed entirely in the app or on a desktop. The module can be used by general basic mental health care practitioners and assistant practitioners, either with or without feedback from an aid worker. If you choose to use the module without additional guidance, the submission moments will automatically serve as moments for reflection. Dealing with certain issues online will offer more time for in-depth discussion during face-to-face sessions.