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Thursday, March 30, 2017
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. Anxiety BC @AnxietyBC  Feb 11 If you're an educator or school counsellor and have a student with social anxiety, we have new tools for you - ow.ly/3PRI308MmcS Anxiety BC @AnxietyBC  Mar 1 Breathe. Exhale. Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing nyti.ms/2ekot2Z Anxiety BC @AnxietyBC  Feb 15...
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
AnxietyBC Launches My Anxiety Plan (M.A.P.) for Children A step-by-step guide to help parents with anxious children   March 28, 2017 - Vancouver, BC - The Anxiety Disorders Association of British Columbia (AnxietyBC™) today announced the launch of My Anxiety Plan (M.A.P.) for children – a free online anxiety management toolkit and step-by-step guide for parents of children with anxiety. The tools in M.A.P. are created using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), an evidence-...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
It all started with a conversation between District Counsellor, Cathy Preibisch and AnxietyBC’s Executive Director, Judith Law. Since September 2015, AnxietyBC has had the pleasure of working with CHANCE Shxwetetilthet Alternate School in Chilliwack, on a pilot anxiety management program. Recently, Cathy wrote an article for the BC Alternate Education Association’s Newsletter about the program, called “Pushing Back Anxiety.” Read the article here…
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Monday, January 30, 2017
At AnxietyBC, we are very grateful for the support of our volunteers who make it possible for our very lean team to provide valuable resources, programs, and services. Our volunteers help out in a variety of ways including fundraising, office support, and community service. This month, we are pleased to put the spotlight on one of our volunteers. Shab has been volunteering with the AnxietyBC office since September.   Q&A with Shab   Q.  Tell me how you first got...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
In each issue of Strides, we try to highlight one anxiety-related disorder, in the hopes that we shed some light on a disorder that may not be very well-known by the general public. In this issue, we are going to feature Agoraphobia – what it is and what someone with Agoraphobia can do to get help.   What is Agoraphobia?   Adults with Agoraphobia avoid situations where they think they will not be able to escape or find help. They avoid these situations due to fear of...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines brave as “One with mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty.” Using this definition, people who experience anxiety have more opportunities to be brave than the average person. Why? Because people with anxiety have more severe, frequent or intense fears, and they have to face more fears to get on with the activities of daily living. Read the blog…
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