Eating Disorder Awareness Week is February 26 – March 4, 2018.
30 million men and women in the US will suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder in their lifetime and many others struggle with poor body image. HELP US amplify the conversation and raise awareness about eating disorders.
This year, MEDA is hosting or participating in the following Eating Disorder Awareness Week events:
HOW TO BUILD BODY CONFIDENCE IN YOUR CHILD Tuesday, February 27th, 9:30am-10:30am Join us for Coffee and Conversation with MEDA clinician, Monique Bellefleur
Come learn strategies for success. Children who feel good about their bodies are: LESS likely to develop eating issues, MORE likely to participate in sports and extra curricular activities, LESS likely to use drugs and alcohol, MORE likely to develop a healthy relationship with exercise.
STRAIGHT/CURVE DOCUMENTARY SCREENING hosted by Project Heal Thursday, March 1st 6:30pm-9pm at Cambridge Public Library – Central Square Branch. MEDA’s Monique Bellefleur will be part of the panel discussion, immediately following the screening. Find out more here
HOPE AND INSPIRATION Saturday, March 3rd, 10am-11am at MEDA’s office. Find out more here