Posts Tagged “Community”
The Emily Program Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
*Photography by Alex Hsiao and Nancy Linden.
Over the weekend, The Emily Program hosted a community event to celebrate its 25th anniversary of providing eating disorder treatment and recovery. The celebration took place at our Saint Louis Park location in Minnesota and hundreds of community members, staff, and former clients came out to celebrate with special guests Jessie Diggins, Amy Klobuchar, and Kitty Westin.
Coping with Community Tragedy
Recent events can feel overwhelming.
Our brains and bodies respond automatically to a perceived threat, mobilizing energy to try and fight off the threat or to run away. Some of us will be able to use this energy to find a way to take action in response to these tragedies, and others of us may not. We may feel overwhelmed or we may instead disconnect or feel immobilized. Whatever our response, we need not judge it. Instead, the following steps may support us in moving safely through our automatic responses:
Get Involved. Make a Difference.
At The Emily Program, we passionately strive to increase eating disorder awareness, provide personalized care, and support lifetime recovery. If you’ve ever wondered how you can support our mission, there are plenty of ways to get involved! Here are a few ideas: