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Thursday, January 31, 2019
Anxiety Canada, formerly AnxietyBC, is celebrating 20 years of developing trusted anxiety resources and programs for Canadians. Join us at the Vancouver Convention Centre at 6pm for the official launch of Anxiety Canada, and of our MindShift CBT app, the successor to MindShift for iOS and Android which has >700,000 downloads. There will be music from award-winning acapella group Wings Vocal Collective, and our host is Todd Talbot from HGTV’...
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Monday, January 7, 2019
A word cloud generated from words friends and colleagues think of when remembering Dr. John Walker. Anxiety Canada is sad to announce the passing of Dr. John Walker, who passed away on December 14, 2018, aged 69. Dr. Walker helped found the Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba (ADAM), of which he was a board member for more than three decades. He was also instrumental in the creation of the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada, which became Anxiety Canada in 2018. Judith Law, Executive...
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Fall – what it means to me By Acacia Philcox When I think of fall, the first thing I think of are the stresses of school. They may not seem like big things to most people, but they are to me. Tests, friends, enemies, homework and isolation are what I think of when I think of going back. And this year wasn’t any different. Walking through those school doors, I felt an intense rush of emotions. Fear being the biggest one. My heart was racing through my chest and a million...
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Monday, October 15, 2018
AnxietyBC is now Anxiety Canada! Read our Q&A with Executive Director, Judith Law, on all the exciting changes ahead. Q: Why the name change to Anxiety Canada? A: In becoming Anxiety Canada, we are directing our efforts in BC, and beyond, to provide all Canadians with access to resources, and to advocate about anxiety and mental health. We are also working more closely with provincial anxiety disorders associations and with all levels of government to generate more dialogue and action...
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Follow these simple tips to help students minimize their anxiety on the first day back. One week before school: 1. Start your School Sleep Routine Routines can be relaxed in the summer, so a week prior to school is a good time to adjust the family schedule to get everyone back into morning and bedtime habits. Establish bed times for the school year and start following them Ensure the entire family is up when they would be for school For older children, give them their own alarm clock and...
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
My Anxiety Plan for Adults Anxiety Canada is extremely pleased to announce the launch of My Anxiety Plan (MAP) for Adults. MAP is a free online anxiety management toolkit and step-by-step guide for adults. After identifying a need for anxiety management tools that people can use at home, Anxiety Canada, along with a psychologist, developed tools based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) that can be used to manage eleven different anxiety and anxiety related disorders. This program and the...
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