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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
We are rolling out a brand new audio project called 'In Conversation Series’, where we bring you fresh and lively perspectives on mental health and anxiety challenges from experts and persons with lived experience. Recently our executive director Arto Tienaho and Dr. Melisa Robichaud headed into the studio and recorded five conversations on such wide ranging topics such as mental health, the nature of anxiety, how anxiety affects our thoughts and bodily reactions, anxiety disorders, and how...
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Monday, March 31, 2014
Presented in partnership with Anxiety Canada and The FORCE Society For Kids’ Mental Health Video Description: Anxiety is the most commonly diagnosed mental health condition in children and youth. 1 in 4 children experience significant anxiety at some point in their lives. This video explores common childhood fears and how parents can respond with empathy, and coach children to think helpful thoughts and gradually face their fears. Presenters:   Christine Yu, M.A., R.C.C. : Christine has...
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Friday, March 21, 2014
Clara Hughes, six time Canadian Olympian is riding across Canada to raise public awareness and reduce stigma about mental health. She is using her peddle power to contribute to non-profit organisations such as Anxiety Canada. We have set a goal of raising a dollar for every kilometre of the twelve thousand kilometres that she will ride. Please support us by checking-out our Anxiety Canada Giving Group at: http://chim.pn/1oqBx1U
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Friday, February 21, 2014
Presented in partnership with Anxiety Canada and The FORCE Society For Kids’ Mental Health Event Description: Anxiety is the most commonly diagnosed mental health condition in children and youth. 1 in 4 children experience significant anxiety at some point in their lives. This event will explore common childhood fears and how parents can respond with empathy, and coach children to think helpful thoughts and gradually face their fears. Presenters:   Christine Yu, M.A., R.C.C. : Christine...
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Thursday, February 6, 2014
This past fall, Anxiety Canada sought out BC writers, poets, and video artists between the ages of 17-29 who had something to say about anxiety! We received an astonishing number of entries, and would like to thank everyone who shared his or her work with us. After a thorough deliberation, our judges have determined the following winners:  FIRST PLACE: Mo Barrett “My Friend Jack”   SECOND PLACE: Kate Hendry “Committee of Emotional Cooperation”  SECOND PLACE: Rebecca Wosk “Muted...
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
We have a free educational workshop on 'Selective Mutism' by Dr. Annie Simpson, coming up on Thursday December 12 at The Chan Centre at BC Children's Hospital. Families, educators and professionals are welcome! Please like and share and help us promote.  Open Poster for more details. Register online at Eventbrite the information that we take is for  internal purposes only and your privacy will be protected. We may send you a short survey, this helps us keep and procure funding.
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