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How to assess Coping with worries about going out

People with fears about going out often have a hard time feeling safe in public places, especially where crowds gather. The fear can be so overwhelming that you may feel unable to leave your home.

If you have experienced this then you might recognise the experiences described below:

How your body might feel

Thoughts you might have

Feelings you might have

Things you might do

If you recognise these experiences, it may help to find out more about panic in the ‘Learn’ section. You’ll also find some helpful tips and advice on managing panic in the ‘Manage’ section.

Urgent Help


If you, or someone you know, is in crisis and in imminent danger of causing harm to themselves or others, call 999 immediately

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