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  1. Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

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      More Info Sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxious feelings are normal and expected during times of transition or change. This is especially true for children and teens going back to school, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be st ...

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  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Young People

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    Author: AnxietyBC   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a major trauma. On this page: Stories What kinds of trauma lead to PTSD? Symptoms How do you know if your child or teen has ...

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  3. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Adults

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    Author: AnxietyBC   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a major trauma. On this page: Recognizing PTSD. Do I Have It? What kinds of trauma lead to PTSD? Symptoms of PTSD When is it ...

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  4. How to do Progressive Muscle Relaxation

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    Author: AnxietyBC   This exercise will help your child learn how to relax when he or she is feeling anxious or stressed. It can also help reduce physical problems such as stomachaches and headaches, as well as improve sleep. The technique involves tensing ...

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  5. Effective Communication: Improving your Social Skills

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    Author: AnxietyBC   Building good relationships with other people can greatly reduce stress and anxiety in your life. In fact, improving your social support is linked to better mental health in general, since having good friends can act as a “buffer” for ...

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  6. How to Cope with Nightmares

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    Author: AnxietyBC   On this page: What do parents usually do when their child has a nightmare? Coping strategies Strategies for teens Nightmares can cause problems for both parents and children. Children with anxiety often wake up screaming or running to ...

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  7. Help you Child Overcome Perfectionism

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    Author: AnxietyBC   On this page: What perfectionism looks like in children and teens Helping your child overcome perfectionism: How to do it! Overcoming procrastination Further reading on perfectionism (and overcoming procrastination) What Perfectionism ...

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  8. Your Mental Health and Pregnancy

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      English PDF | More Fact Sheets T2P: Transition to Parenthood Author: The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids' Mental Health   Creating resources and information with and for young adults with a mental health challenge, to support their transition into pare ...

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  9. Recovery Cup: 2016 First Nations Edition

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      English PDF Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   This cooperative game teaches helpful self-care and recovery concepts for families who have a loved in recovery from a psychotic illness such as schizophrenia. The board and card imagery for this game versi ...

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  10. How to Tolerate Uncertainty

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    Author: AnxietyBC   On this page: What’s wrong with being intolerant of uncertainty? Learning to act "as if" Dealing with uncertainty is an unavoidable part of daily life. Because we can’t see the future, we can never be certain about what exact ...

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