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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Join us at the Chan Centre on November 9th, for a candid, informative panel discussion about obsessive compulsive disorder featuring writer and actor Brendan McLeod; co-founder of OCDbc Lynn Furlotte and her daughter Leah John; and registered psychologists Dr. Melisa Robichaud and Dr. Juliana Negreiros. Registered Psychologist and AnxietyBC Board Director, Dr. Melanie Badali will moderate the evening. For more information, click here.
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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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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
In October, we launched the new AnxietyBC blog. Be sure to bookmark it and check back often. Our first blog covered wellness in the workplace in conjunction with October’s Workplace Wellness Month. If you have a blog topic in mind or if you would like to be a guest blogger, email us at media@anxietybc.com. Check out our first blog post here. 
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Here are the top five social media posts for the month of October: This week marks Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) – 7 facts about anxiety Do you know what high functioning anxiety really looks like?  What do you think is the worst thing you can say to a person with anxiety? Tell us what you're tired of hearing from others?  OCD Awareness Week - What obsessive-compulsive disorder does to a young mind when it grows unchecked  How to identify and manage teen anxiety: Don’t...
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Here are the top five AnxietyBC YouTube videos for the month of October: Selective Mutism: Giving Kids a Voice with Dr.Annie Simpson Understanding and Managing Selective Mutism Helping Your Anxious Child: What it looks like and what parents can do Separation Anxiety - 了解和處理選擇性緘默症 Child and Teen Panic Disorder   Visit AnxietyBC's YouTube Channel.
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