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Thursday, March 30, 2017
In each issue of Strides, we like to highlight one anxiety-related condition. In this issue, we are going to feature Health Anxiety in Children – what it is and what parents can do if their child struggles with it.   What is Health Anxiety? Did you know that Health Anxiety is not a disorder; however, there are several disorders that are defined by excessive anxiety related to a condition. Health Anxiety occurs when a child has a preoccupation with one or more somatic symptoms or is...
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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
The team at AnxietyBC is working hard to post stories that resonate with our audience. If there is something that you want to see, let us know! Drop us a line at media@anxietybc.com   Here are the top social media posts this past month…   Manulife increases mental health coverage for employees to $10K per year Manulife, which employs 9,000 people in Canada, recently overhauled its benefits plan to increase mental health coverage to $10,000 per year for employees and each of their...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
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. Check out the videos below, and be sure to subscribe to our channel.   1. Selective Mutism: Giving Kids a Voice with Dr.Annie Simpson   2. Understanding and Managing Selective Mutism   3. Helping Your Anxious Child: What it looks like and what parents can do...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Welcome to the first Strides Newsletter of 2017. Although we are a month into this new year, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families health and happiness in 2017. I hope that the first month has treated you well and that you have made some “strides” towards your goals for 2017. If you read our first blog of 2017, you might notice that we deviated away from the typical New Year’s resolution goal setting blog post, in favour of a piece on bravery. Some people...
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