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Why Should You Be Concerned About Eating Disorders? Approximately 9100 people in Newfoundland and Labrador experience some form of disordered eating or are at risk of an eating disorder 10-15% of adolescents are affected (ages 13-22) Admissions at the Janeway for eating disorders increased by 38% for the past year for inpatient/outpatient treatment Over the…

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Siblings of Hope

“Siblings of Hope” support group is a monthly group designed to help educate and support brothers and sisters (18 years and older) who are currently supporting a sibling through recovery of an eating disorder. by

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BodySense: Promoting Positive Body Image in Sport

BODYSENSE: PROMOTING POSITIVE BODY IMAGE IN SPORT BodySense is an evidence-based, innovative and novel workshop that helps build safe and healthy sport environments. Developed by body image and eating disorder experts, the workshop focuses on providing coaches with the concepts, skills, and strategies for fostering positive body image in male and female athletes and creating…

Community Support Awards

On Tuesday February 28, His Honour, The Honourable Frank F. Fagan and Mrs. Patricia Fagan hosted The Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador Annual Community Support Awards.¬† Award Recipients The Eating Disorder Foundation annually recognizes both volunteer and community and/or business organizations who have demonstrated their support of the Foundation in the previous year…

Scholarship Awards

Many thanks to friends of the Foundation who attended our AGM this morning. Congratulations to Abbie Robbins and Christopher Singleton, winners of the annual Renata Elizabeth Withers Memorial Scholarships. Congratulations and special thanks to Dr. Olga Heath for 10 years of dedicated services to EDFNL Board of Directors. Dr. Heath was presented with a Honourary…