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World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide
News Posted On Sep 10, 2022

World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide

Trigger warning: This content contains information about suicide. This may not be reassuring and can be triggering to some individuals. We ask you to consider leaving this platform if you think the discussion could be traumatizing to you. For immediate…

Back to School Tips for Parents
News Posted On Sep 01, 2022

Back to School Tips for Parents

The new school year can bring mixed emotions to caregivers and children. Some may feel excited, but many may be stressed or anxious. This is normal. In this blog post, we will answer some common back-to-school questions and give you tips to help calm…

All About Anxiety: Coping Mechanisms and Support
News Posted On Aug 01, 2022

All About Anxiety: Coping Mechanisms and Support

Feeling anxious is uncomfortable but normal Your heart is pounding so fast it feels like it’s coming out of your chest. You’re short of breath. You have sweaty palms and feel dizzy. We’ve all felt like this – anxious. While anxiety feels uncomfortable…

Zane's Story
News Posted On Jun 13, 2022

Zane's Story

Zane had experienced many traumatic events before walking into their first day of junior high. Among bouncing around from school to school, Zane had a front-row seat to addiction, dangerous behavior, and emotional abuse. Due to these experiences, Zane…

Rahwa's Story
News Posted On Mar 01, 2022

Rahwa's Story

Rahwa is a single parent and an immigrant. She always said to herself, “I can handle everything on my own.”  At one point, things became uncontrollable and she felt like collapsing. This is when Rahwa decided to seek professional help. Rahwa connected…

Anxiety Support Group
News Posted On Mar 01, 2021

Anxiety Support Group

"It’s OK to be scared.Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.”- Mandy Hale Brave is a word that Heather Pagenkopf uses to describe those who join The Family Centre’s anxiety support group. Heather, the group’s…

8 Signs that High Functioning Anxiety is Driving Your Daily Life
News Posted On Feb 01, 2021

8 Signs that High Functioning Anxiety is Driving Your Daily Life

What’s pushing you along every day: anxiety or your ambition and interests? Are you always on top of things at work because you are passionate about your career or afraid of what might happen if everything doesn’t go according to plans? Is your home…

You’re Supposed to Feel Anxious - But There Are Ways to Cope
News Posted On Dec 01, 2020

You’re Supposed to Feel Anxious - But There Are Ways to Cope

Feeling anxious is uncomfortable but normal Your heart is pounding so fast it feels like it’s coming out of your chest. You’re short of breath. You have sweaty palms and feel dizzy. We’ve all felt like this – anxious. While anxiety feels uncomfortable…

New Supports for Managing Anxiety and Depression
News Posted On Nov 27, 2020

New Supports for Managing Anxiety and Depression

If you have anxiety or depression, you are not alone. Both are more common than you may think, but there are lots of healthy coping strategies to manage them.This fall, we’re introducing classes and therapeutic support groups for anxiety and depression.…

Transforming Anxiety into Peace
News Posted On Nov 01, 2020

Transforming Anxiety into Peace

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson More Canadians are experiencing anxiety than ever before because of the challenges of COVID-19. It isn’t something you forget easily, especially when it happens on a regular basis. Anxiety…

When your painful past interferes in the present
News Posted On Aug 08, 2018

When your painful past interferes in the present

It is unrealistic to think that we can get through life without some sort of emotional pain. As human beings, we all experience challenges that change and form us into the people we are today. Just living in the world presents us with continual risk.…

Helping children cope with school-based anxiety
News Posted On Aug 29, 2017

Helping children cope with school-based anxiety

It’s that time of year again when families start to prepare their children for the beginning of the new school year. From kindergarten to high school, most children are happily anticipating meeting a new teacher, making friends, and undertaking new…

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