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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Welcome to Anxiety Canada’s STRIDES Spring Newsletter. For some of us, winter tends to be a tough time of the year, with the darker weather and shorter days, it’s common to feel a bit down or less energetic. For parents with anxious children, transitions, such as returning to school after Spring Break, can be difficult. Anxiety Canada has resources on separation anxiety and strategies that you can use to help your child readjust to school after a break. This week, we also announced...
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Anxiety Canada Launches My Anxiety Plan (M.A.P.) for Children A step-by-step guide to help parents with anxious children   March 28, 2017 - Vancouver, BC - The Anxiety Disorders Association of British Columbia (Anxiety Canada™) today announced the launch of My Anxiety Plan (M.A.P.) for children – a free online anxiety management toolkit and step-by-step guide for parents of children with anxiety. The tools in M.A.P. are created using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), an ...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
At Anxiety Canada, we are very grateful for the support of our volunteers who make it possible for our very lean team to provide valuable resources, programs, and services. Our volunteers help out in a variety of ways including fundraising, office support, and community service. This month, we are pleased to put the spotlight on one of our volunteers. Shab has been volunteering with the Anxiety Canada office since September.   Q&A with Shab   Q.  Tell me how you first...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines brave as “One with mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty.” Using this definition, people who experience anxiety have more opportunities to be brave than the average person. Why? Because people with anxiety have more severe, frequent or intense fears, and they have to face more fears to get on with the activities of daily living. Read the blog…
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Monday, January 30, 2017
It all started with a conversation between District Counsellor, Cathy Preibisch and Anxiety Canada’s Executive Director, Judith Law. Since September 2015, Anxiety Canada has had the pleasure of working with CHANCE Shxwetetilthet Alternate School in Chilliwack, on a pilot anxiety management program. Recently, Cathy wrote an article for the BC Alternate Education Association’s Newsletter about the program, called “Pushing Back Anxiety.” Read the article here…
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