Welcome to #OurAnxietyStories
Want to learn more about anxiety and hear people from all walks of life share their experiences with anxiety?
Welcome to #OurAnxietyStories – The Anxiety Canada Podcast, hosted by John Bateman.
Funding for #OurAnxietyStories is provided by the Provincial Health Service Authority (PHSA).
Our Featured Podcast
Kelly Hrudey is a former NHL goaltender, a current analyst for Sportsnet’s Hockey Night in Canada and a regional broadcaster for the Calgary Flames. He is also a mental health advocate and an Anxiety Canada Champion.
In this episode of #OurAnxietyStories Kelly shares how his journey with anxiety began with his daughter, Kaitlin, who was diagnosed with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in 2005. After learning about anxiety while supporting his daughter, he recognized that he had similar experiences as well, and sought out support from a mental health professional. Today, Kelly and Kaitlin continue to navigate anxiety and raise awareness as mental health advocates via various initiatives such as Kaitlin’s clothing brand “More Good Days”.
Shane Koyczan is a spoken-word poet and writer, best known for writing about issues like bullying, cancer, death, and eating disorders. Shane is best known for the anti-bullying poem “To this Day” which has amassed over 25 million views on YouTube and performed live at a Ted Talk event. In this episode of #OurAnxietyStories Shane […]
Elizabeth May is a Canadian politician who served as leader of the Green Party of Canada from 2006 to 2019 and has been a Member of Parliament for Saanich—Gulf Islands since 2011. Elizabeth also founded and served as the Executive Director of the Sierra Club Canada from 1989 to 2006. In this episode, Elizabeth shares how her […]