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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
AnxietyBC accompanied Green Thumb Theatre for the production of Still/Falling at five British Columbia schools this past month. Still/Falling follows Nina, a 15-year-old girl who tries to come to terms with what it means to struggle with anxiety and depression, and to rise above it with as much strength, and as few scars, as possible. After each presentation, an AnxietyBC consultant spoke about anxiety and answered questions from school students and staff. For more information on the...
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
October 2 – 8 was Mental Health Awareness Week (MIAW), a national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. This year’s theme was Spreading Awareness, Reducing Stigma #endthestigma. In case you missed it, check out the conversation on Twitter #MIAW2016. We would like to help reduce the stigma by sharing seven facts about anxiety: 1. Anxiety is normal. Everyone experiences anxiety at times. 2. Anxiety is adaptive. It is...
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Press Release AnxietyBC releases new tips and tools to help youth ‘Make Sleep Count.’ Vancouver, BC – AnxietyBC™ is pleased to announce the launch of new content to its youth webpages and popular MindShift App. “Mak ing Sleep Count” is the non-profit organization’s newest enhanced content. The youth-targeted tools have been unveiled in time for students to get plenty of sound sleeping tips before they head back to school in the fall. The resources include informative facts, behaviours that...
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Friday, July 8, 2016
MindShift was launched June 10, 2013. To date we have had over 460,000 downloads of the app. We have now added two new situations under the My Situations tab: Riding Out Intense Emotions & Making Sleep Count. Riding Out Intense Emotions – Includes: Get the Facts - We feel what we feel. There are no “right” or “wrong’ emotions. Anxiety, sadness, grief, anger, shame, and guilt are all part of being human. Unfortunately, we can’t simply just get rid of certain emotions because they all serve...
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Thursday, July 7, 2016
AnxietyBC is working hard to bring to you stories that matter. The following list is a recap of your favourite 5 posts from June. How People Learn to Become Resilient What It's Like to Be the Mother of an Anxious Child Kristen Bell: I’m Over Staying Silent About Depression 8 things no one gets about making friends when you have social anxiety Prince Harry Confronts the Stigma Around Mental Health Visit AnxietyBC's Facebook page and follow us.
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Thursday, July 7, 2016
 Below is a list of your favourites by number of views. Understanding and Managing Selective Mutism Selective Mutism: Giving Kids a Voice with Dr. Annie Simpson Helping your Kindergartener with Separation Anxiety Helping your Anxious Child: What it looks like and what parents can do Struggling with Anxiety? Let's start being honest Visit AnxietyBC's YouTube Channel.
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