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How is BreathingRoom different from other programs?

The simple act of taking a deep breath and a moment to reflect starts a ripple effect of positive change in your body. Your muscles start to relax and your mind starts to refresh itself. This was the inspiration for our program name.

The program is innovative and revolutionary because it:

Builds resilience, the ability to handle what life brings your way and prosper. Resilience supports our ability to connect and relate with ourselves and others, brings meaning and purpose in our lives, and empowers us with confidence and skills to help ourselves.

Incorporates effective practices based on 80+ years of clinical expertise and integrative, evidence-based approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, positive psychology, neurophysiology and psychiatry.

Directly engages and is highly relatable for youth as it was developed with input from over 100 young people.

Can be accessed 24/7 in the privacy of your own home or on your phone.

Has been rigorously tested. Results show it promotes well-being. Explore the research at Cinim.org

Helps you understand, strengthen and use the multiple intelligences of the body.

Can be used independently or as an adjunct to other treatments.

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Who Created BreathingRoom ?

BreathingRoom was developed by Cinim in collaboration with Mount Royal University, University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services, and input from over 100 youth volunteers.

Established in 2002, Cinim is an integrative health and research institute, and a registered Canadian charity. Cinim conducts research and develops evidence-based, therapeutic wellness programs that transform lives.

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Cinim is led by three psychiatrists who are leaders in their field – Dr. Badri Rickhi, Dr. John Toews and Dr. Allan Donsky. Their professionalism and expertise ensure the programs delivered are science-based and tailored to meet the needs of the community.

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