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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
October 2 – 8 was Mental Health Awareness Week (MIAW), a national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. This year’s theme was Spreading Awareness, Reducing Stigma #endthestigma. In case you missed it, check out the conversation on Twitter #MIAW2016. We would like to help reduce the stigma by sharing seven facts about anxiety: 1. Anxiety is normal. Everyone experiences anxiety at times. 2. Anxiety is adaptive. It is...
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
In October, we launched the new Anxiety Canada blog. Be sure to bookmark it and check back often. Our first blog covered wellness in the workplace in conjunction with October’s Workplace Wellness Month. If you have a blog topic in mind or if you would like to be a guest blogger, email us at media@anxietycanada.com. Check out our first blog post here. 
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Press Release Anxiety Canada releases new tips and tools to help youth ‘Make Sleep Count.’ Vancouver, BC – Anxiety Canada™ is pleased to announce the launch of new content to its youth webpages and popular MindShift App. “Mak ing Sleep Count” is the non-profit organization’s newest enhanced content. The youth-targeted tools have been unveiled in time for students to get plenty of sound sleeping tips before they head back to school in the fall. The resources include informative facts,...
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Friday, July 8, 2016
MindShift was launched June 10, 2013. To date we have had over 460,000 downloads of the app. We have now added two new situations under the My Situations tab: Riding Out Intense Emotions & Making Sleep Count. Riding Out Intense Emotions – Includes: Get the Facts - We feel what we feel. There are no “right” or “wrong’ emotions. Anxiety, sadness, grief, anger, shame, and guilt are all part of being human. Unfortunately, we can’t simply just get rid of certain emotions because they all serve...
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Thursday, July 7, 2016
It has been 2 months since our inaugural gala, and it was a resounding success. As it was our first gala we thought it best to play safe and start with 150 seats, instead we filled 250. We raised $80,000 between ticket sales, raffle tickets, a silent auction, and a live auction. If you missed the event please click to see more: MindShift Gala 2016
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Thursday, July 7, 2016
In our last Strides issue we told you about the two surveys we were running on our website. In the first survey called User Preference Survey we asked you to tell us of your preferences for additional services, and what parts of our site you find most useful. We were hoping to get 500 respondents, instead we got 1277. Thank-you for your participation. Click here to see the results. The second was a research survey called User Experiences Survey. We received 68 respondents in total. The purpose...
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