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Monday, December 12, 2016
The Anxiety Canada YouTube Channel has over 50 videos on anxiety-related topics including social anxiety, selective mutism, and panic disorder – to name a few. The following videos were viewed the most in November. Check out the videos below, and be sure to subscribe to our channel. 1. Selective Mutism: Giving Kids a Voice with Dr.Annie Simpson Do you know a child who doesn't speak in some social situations despite speaking freely in others? Learn the latest about selective mutism. Strategies...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
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Monday, December 12, 2016
In October, Dr. Kristin Buhr, a regular collaborator of Anxiety Canada, presented a workshop at the BC School Counsellors Conference titled: Strategies and Resources for Helping Youth Manage Anxiety. Kristen talked to the counsellors about effective strategies and resources for helping youth manage anxiety. She helped the participants learn CBT-based strategies and covered two Anxiety Canada resources – youth.anxietycanada.com and the free MindShift app that they can apply to support students...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Kwantlen Polytechnic University hosted the second annual Pieces of Mind Mental Health Conference in October. Dr. Gabriela Ionita, a collaborator with Anxiety Canada, was invited to be the keynote speaker. Dr. Ionita provided an overview about anxiety in young adults and discussed what strategies and resources students can use to help them manage their anxiety.  It was a heart-warming event where several speakers openly shared their personal journeys with anxiety, depression, and trauma....
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Even though the cardiologist reassured him his heart was fine, he couldn’t stop worrying about his health. “My mind was totally focused on the symptoms in my body—a tight chest, a little dizziness. Every small symptom would trigger a panic attack,” he said. As he spent entire days scanning his body for illness, his old life melted away. He stopped going out in public because restaurants made his back spasm and busy streets caused hyperventilation. He quit his job, drifted, and eventually went...
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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.anxietycanada.com/resources/mindshift-app. Anxiety Canada also has a youth site dedicated to helping teens and youth manage their anxiety. Learn more at http://youth.anxietycanada.com/.
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