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Monday, December 12, 2016
Do you know of a teen or young adult who can benefit from some tools to help stop anxiety from controlling his or her life? Did you know that we have an app for that? You can download the MindShift App for FREE on iTunes and Google Play. Find out more - https://www.anxietybc.com/resources/mindshift-app. AnxietyBC also has a youth site dedicated to helping teens and youth manage their anxiety. Learn more at http://youth.anxietybc.com/.
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Monday, December 12, 2016
AnxietyBC had the pleasure of partnering with The Chan Centre and UBC’s Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies for a panel discussion about obsessive compulsive disorder, titled: A Little OCD? The public was invited to come out and learn more about OCD from the panel featuring writer and slam poet Brendan McLeod; co-founder of OCDbc Bruce Mackenzie; inspirational youth with lived experience, Leah John; and registered psychologists Dr. Melisa Robichaud and Dr. Juliana Negreiros. Each panel...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
A baby! A beautiful new little bundle of joy. Pregnancy and early parenthood can indeed be a joyful period for some. Unfortunately, for many new moms, the time during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child is less about coochie coos and more about anxiety and the blues. AnxietyBC aims to raise awareness about what perinatal anxiety is and how to effectively deal with it. Read the blog…
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Monday, December 12, 2016
I’m a parent of an anxious child. Like all parents, I’m sleep deprived and consumed with getting my child off to school on time – but sometimes this is where our similarities end. For me, accomplishing what parents may consider as the most regular of activities can sometimes feel near impossible. Activities, such as having playdates or taking swimming lessons are a cause of stress and anxiety for my child. Read the blog...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Movember has ended, so we'd like to give a shout out to all the people who discarded their razors in support of prostate cancer and men's mental health. AnxietyBC is pleased to share Movember supporter, Henry Allan’s story with you: I started suffering from OCD around the age of 13, and continued to deal with it right through my teens. By the time I was 20, my OCD had become so severe my life came to a complete stop. It literally took me hours to choose which side of the bed to get out of; I...
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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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