Eating Disorder Awareness Week – Sunday, Feb. 21 – Saturday, Feb. 27!

Welcome to Eating Disorder Awareness Week!

If you didn’t already know, the Boston area is a great area to learn about and be in treatment for eating disorders.  Many empowering and informative events are going on this week. 

Two events are sponsored by MEDA, the MultiService Eating Disorder Association.  They are:

1. Panel of Recovery

When:  Tuesday February 23rd, 7pm

Where:  Alumni Auditorium at Stonehill College

320 Washington Street

North Easton, MA 02357

What:  Individuals who have recovered from an eating disorder will share their stories in an attempt to raise awareness and hope about eating disorders.  It is a free event!  Please contact Holly Hemenway 617.558.1881 x 15 for more information!

2. MEDA in sponsorship with Boston University present a film screening of:  “America the Beautiful”

When: Thursday, February 25, 6:30

Where:  College of Communication Auditorium, Room 101

640 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA, 02115

What:  America the Beautiful is a documentary by Darryl Roberts which focuses on the unattainable, unhealthy images that are regularly produced by the American media.  Visit Darryl’s website here.

$10 General Admission, FREE for Boston University students and faculty (with a valid college ID).
Space is limited so please contact Holly Hemenway 617.558.1881 x 15 to purchase your tickets today!

And to kick off the week…

what’s one thing you can do for yourself this week to improve your own self-esteem in relation to body image?

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3 thoughts on “Eating Disorder Awareness Week – Sunday, Feb. 21 – Saturday, Feb. 27!

  1. I think yoga is always a good thing to build awareness and unconditional appreciation of your body. It helps you feel good from the inside, and leads to a relaxed feeling for the rest of the day (or even longer). (But you knew I’d say that, didn’t you?)

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