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February 9, 2015

Eating Disorder Awareness Month 2015

February marks our chance to amplify the work we do throughout the year. We have the unique opportunity to partner with colleges, universities, and other community members who also want to build awareness around eating disorders.

This month our staff will be working coast-to-coast to discuss eating disorders and their devastating effects on individuals, families, and communities. And to let people know that recovery is possible.

In Minnesota:

Feb. 10 at 6:30 PM we’ll hold our monthly Recovery Night at 2265 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN. Jenn Friedman will speak about her journey.

Feb. 22 at 8am

We are a sponsor of the NEDA walk at Mall of America, Rotunda. The walk begins at 9am. 

Feb. 23 at 9pm

The Emily Program will present on eating disorders and treatment at Winona State University.

In Ohio:

Feb. 23 from 11am-1pm at Mount Union College

We’re exhibiting at the student union. Please stop by if you have questions or want more information about eating disorders or The Emily Program. We’d love to meet you!

Feb. 24 from 6:30-9pm at John Carroll University

There will be a movie screening of Beauty Mark, a documentary about athletes and eating disorders. Following the movie, an expert panel will be discussing eating disorders. Mark Warren, chief medical officer at The Emily Program will be part of this panel. The Emily Program is supplying beverages and popcorn. 

Feb. 28 at 2pm at Akron-Summit County Public Library, Main Branch Auditorium

The Emily Program has partnered with RED Company to present Skins, a unique educational performing arts event that explores the topics of eating disorders and negative body image. This is free and open to the public. Dr. Mark Warren is the guest speaker at this event. Click here to download the flyer for more information.

Mar. 5 and Mar. 6 at Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. Mark Warren and Ellen Hoffman will present “Embodiment, eating disorders and the brain: New discoveries, best approaches” at this 2-day professional conference.

In Washington:

Feb. 12 at 6pm we’ll hold Recovery Night at our South Sound office — 673 Woodland Sq Loop SE, Ste 200, Lacey, WA.

Feb. 16 at 7pm at Washington State University’s Kappa Alpha Theta. We’ll be talking about dieting and disordered eating and the dangers of these behaviors.

Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 The Emily Program will be on-site at Bastyr University as part of eating disorder awareness week. If you are in the area, stop by and say hello. 

Feb. 25 at St. Martin’s University. Stacy Schilter-Pisano, The Emily Program – South Sound site director will discuss eating disorders, their effect on individuals, and treatment.

Feb. 26 at Eastern Washington University. Tiffany Hammer, The Emily Program outreach specialist will talk about the dangers of dieting and disordered eating.

We hope you can join us at one (or more) of these events!

Get help. Find hope.