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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
AnxietyBC is conducting web surveys in order to better understand the behaviours, needs and attitudes of our web users. This information will help us to make decisions regarding our web site in the future. Your privacy is important to us and in no way will we sell any information gathered here to a third party. You may find one survey under the Quick Links tab or press here. The second survey will pop up in the lower right corner of your screen after visiting two pages.
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Saturday, November 28, 2015
Posters in English, Hindi, and Punjabi. Poster Hindi Poster Punjabi
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
Find out how to use technology to support your health and wellness by attending eHITS at the Vancouver Library. Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Time: Doors open at 6:00 / Opening remarks at 6:30 For More information click here.
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015
By Emmy The psychiatric ward at Vancouver General Hospital looked to me like a prison with its stainless steel toilets and beds carved into the concrete floors. On the morning of April 16th, 2012, my heart was filled with fear.  Fear of other patients and fear that I might belong there.  I was exhausted and distressed by all my thoughts, but I nonetheless did not relate to the other patients who seemed disconnected from reality. I met with a kind psychiatrist who listened to me while...
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Pure O- Still Undiagnosed:  Road to Hell Part 2 By Emmy* My second acute episode of OCD was in February or March 2012, a little over seven years after my first.  I still had no clue that I was suffering from OCD because the therapist I saw in 2005 was not trained in cognitive behavior therapy and she never gave me a diagnosis. By 2012, I had pretty much accepted the fact that my head would constantly be filled with a litany of worries. It was my 'normal' state and I believed that...
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Tuesday, October 13, 2015
My Pure O  - Unwanted and Out of Control – Part 1 By Emmy* Like many of us, I have always pictured people with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) as the ones who suffer from repetitive compulsions such as hand washing or turning lights on and off multiple times before entering or leaving a room.  Therefore, when I was trying to self-diagnose my own anxiety, I skipped over the OCD section. I have since learned the hard way that there are different kinds of OCD and not all of them...
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