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Monday, December 12, 2016
AnxietyBC had the pleasure of partnering with The Chan Centre and UBC’s Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies for a panel discussion about obsessive compulsive disorder, titled: A Little OCD? The public was invited to come out and learn more about OCD from the panel featuring writer and slam poet Brendan McLeod; co-founder of OCDbc Bruce Mackenzie; inspirational youth with lived experience, Leah John; and registered psychologists Dr. Melisa Robichaud and Dr. Juliana Negreiros. Each panel...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
A baby! A beautiful new little bundle of joy. Pregnancy and early parenthood can indeed be a joyful period for some. Unfortunately, for many new moms, the time during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child is less about coochie coos and more about anxiety and the blues. AnxietyBC aims to raise awareness about what perinatal anxiety is and how to effectively deal with it. Read the blog…
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Monday, December 12, 2016
I’m a parent of an anxious child. Like all parents, I’m sleep deprived and consumed with getting my child off to school on time – but sometimes this is where our similarities end. For me, accomplishing what parents may consider as the most regular of activities can sometimes feel near impossible. Activities, such as having playdates or taking swimming lessons are a cause of stress and anxiety for my child. Read the blog...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
The team at AnxietyBC is working hard to post stories that resonate with our audience. If there is something that you want to see, let us know! Drop us a line at media@anxietybc.com   Here are the top Facebook posts for November…   What is High Functioning Anxiety? Anxiety is hard to understand. High-functioning anxiety is even more so. We stress, we plan, we panic. We achieve. We tell people we’re fine. We say this so much we may start to believe it ourselves. On the inside, though,...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Movember has ended, so we'd like to give a shout out to all the people who discarded their razors in support of prostate cancer and men's mental health. AnxietyBC is pleased to share Movember supporter, Henry Allan’s story with you: I started suffering from OCD around the age of 13, and continued to deal with it right through my teens. By the time I was 20, my OCD had become so severe my life came to a complete stop. It literally took me hours to choose which side of the bed to get out of; I...
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Here are the top five AnxietyBC YouTube videos for the month of October: Selective Mutism: Giving Kids a Voice with Dr.Annie Simpson Understanding and Managing Selective Mutism Helping Your Anxious Child: What it looks like and what parents can do Separation Anxiety - 了解和處理選擇性緘默症 Child and Teen Panic Disorder   Visit AnxietyBC's YouTube Channel.
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