Anxiety 101 is a free, two-hour workshop that will teach you some basics about anxiety and tools to manage it. It is available in person and online.

Who it’s for

Have you experienced a rapid heartbeat, sweaty palms, muscle tension? Do you feel a sense of doom, worry, or have difficulty concentrating? Do you have trouble sleeping or are you avoiding important things in your life? If you answered yes to any combination of these, you might be feeling anxiety. Anxiety 101 is open to anyone aged 18 or older and is best-suited for those who are closer to the start of their journey of learning about anxiety.

If you are in the midst of a crisis, struggling with severe anxiety or depression or having suicidal thoughts, PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER. Call the Distress Centre’s 24-hour helpline at 403-266-4357 or 211.

What you’ll learn

Anxiety 101 is facilitated by a mental health professional who can help you understand your experience of anxiety and teach you some basic skills to start managing it differently. The topics will include:

  • What is anxiety?
  • What does it feel like?
  • What makes it worse?
  • What makes it better?
  • Where can you get more help?


You can register for this in-person or online workshop by:

Note: At the time of your workshop, you must be located in the Province of Alberta.