AnxietyBC STRIDES Summer 2017 Newsletter

Message from the Executive Director

Welcome to AnxietyBC’s STRIDES Summer 2017 Newsletter. Over the past couple of months, we’ve been gearing up for summer by providing presentations in the community for parents, teachers, as well as summer camp counsellors who are looking for anxiety management strategies for their camp participants. We’ve also been working on new AnxietyBC programs and resources that I look forward to sharing with you very soon...

Mental Health Week - May 1-7

AnxietyBC supported Mental Health Week this year, by selecting one anxiety-related topic each day to discuss. Throughout the week, we shared articles, information, and resources on the daily subject matter with our audiences, with the goal of encouraging others to talk about mental health and anxiety. In case you missed it...

AnxietyBC in the Community

In May, AnxietyBC celebrated Mental Health Week by participating in three events throughout the week - VCC’s Mental Health Day, the Men’s Mental Health Summit, and AnxietyBC was the charity of choice for the 3rd Annual Parker Art Salon Grand Opening Night...

Feature: Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours

In each issue of Strides, we highlight one anxiety-related condition. In this issue, we will feature Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours – what it is and what you can do. What is Body-Focussed Repetitive Behaviors...

From the Blog

We welcomed four guest blog writers to the team; all of whom shared with us their personal experiences with anxiety. AnxietyBC Board Member and Registered Psychologist, Melanie Badali taught us how to have a mindful Mother’s Day and AnxietyBC Board Member and Canucks VP of Operations, TC Carling helped remind us that Father's Day it's always how it appears on our social media feed. We also called in some help from our resident youngsters who gave us their perspectives on...

Coming Soon...AnxietyBC Events

Be sure to check out the events section of our website for updates on events coming soon. We will be announcing our next workshop scheduled for the fall. For information on AnxietyBC events...

AnxietyBC’s Top Facebook Posts

Chef Extraordinaire and friend of AnxietyBC, Bruno Feldeisen, shared his story with us a while back. His story is a great reminder that anxiety and panic attacks can happen to anyone - men or women; however, men have half the reported rate of anxiety disorders as women. “You don’t need to be ashamed of the life you’re living—by seeking treatment, you could fully live the life you want.” – Bruno. For this and our other top Facebook posts...

AnxietyBC’s Top Twitter Posts

The team at AnxietyBC is working hard to share important stories with our audience. Here are the top Twitter posts over the past couple of months...

AnxietyBC’s Top YouTube Videos

The AnxietyBC YouTube Channel has over 50 videos on anxiety-related topics including social anxiety, selective mutism, and panic disorder – to name a few. The following videos were viewed the most over the past month...