An Inpatient Program – A Matter of Life and Death

The Eating Disorder Foundation of NL is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. I say celebrating because our awareness programs have encouraged large numbers of families to come forward for support and direction resulting in many more recovery outcomes. It’s important to recognize once again that eating disorders are at epidemic levels in our Province…

Chairperson’s Message Update

The Foundation Meets with the Minister of Health and Continues its Efforts for an Inpatient Eating Disorder Intensive Care Program The Foundation met with the Minister of Health last week to continue our discussion for an Inpatient Program for our eating disorder families. It was a very good and productive session and hopefully it contributed…

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A very successful Eating Disorder Awareness Week – February 1 -7, 2016

On Wednesday January 27, the Hon. Dr. John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services signed a Proclamation declaring February 1-7, 2016 as Eating Disorder Awareness Week in Newfoundland and Labrador. Back row Left to Right——Paul Thomey – Executive Director EDFNL Joan Norris – Program Manager – HSC PSYCH/J4D Wilf Curran – Vice-Chair Board of Directors…

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Resources for Educators

The Eating Disorder Foundation is available to give presentations to staff at any school in the province, free of charge.  Statistics show that eating disorders are on the increase in our province.  Children as young as nine have been hospitalized at the Janeway.  Early detection and treatment can play a huge role in students getting…