Centre for Clinical Interventions This Australian resource provides accessible and useful information on issues related to Eating Disorders and its online workbook includes two specific Eating Disorder modules. www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/consumers.cfm
Journey of Embodiment at the Intersection of Body and Culture. The Developmental Theory of Embodiment.Dr. Niva Piran, Ph.D., is Professor, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at OISE/University of Toronto. Her book provides a new perspective on the interactions between the social environment of girls and women of different social locations and their embodied experience of engagement with the world around them. View Flyer
Shell. One Woman’s Final Year After a Lifelong Struggle with Anorexia and Bulimia. Michelle Stewart, the author of Michelle’s Voice blog, passed on in 2014. Shell is a compilation of her blogs that put a compelling and intimate face to the disease. Click on the link to watch Kirk Mason and Karen Flello talk to Global News about Michelle Stewart’s story and her poetic memoir about experiencing a terminal illness. Watch the video
The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents. Kids as young as five are dying to be “perfect” and fit in. Parents are feeling powerless. This book helps them both. By Marci Warhaft-Nadler http://www.fitvsfiction.com
“As an Eating Disorder survivor who relapsed badly over the pandemic, I’m finally standing up and speaking out.”
Read Chloë Grande’s inspiring story of relapse and recovery, first published in the Toronto Star on July 5, 2022. Read the article
“Our System is Failing Youth with Eating Disorders.”
Read Natalya Anderson’s profound article that was posted to Postmedia’s “Healthing” site on November 17, 2021. In the article, that includes quotes from NIED founder Wendy Preskow, Natalya passionately lays out why the system is failing youth with Eating Disorders. Read the article
Watch a D-Talks podcast episode featuring a must-see conversation with an Eating Disorder lived-experience young adult.
D-Talks – a conversation about mental health and addiction is a podcast series by MPP Hon. Michael A. Tibollo (Vaughan—Woodbridge), Ontario’s Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions. In this 5th episode, Associate Minister Tibollo has a frank and meaningful conversation with Erin, an Eating Disorder lived-experience young adult. Watch now
Watch Elaine Stevenson’s interview on CTV News Winnipeg’s Morning Live regarding the spike in Eating Disorders among kids and teens due to the COVID pandemic.
With pandemic stress driving a spike in Eating Disorders among kids and teenagers, Elaine Stevenson of the Alyssa Stevenson Eating Disorders Memorial Trust talks to CTV’s Nicole Dubé on the early warning signs parents should look for. First broadcast on February 2, 2021. Watch now
Read the Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA) magazine “BANA Be Yourself” edition honouring Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) 2021.
Their second issue features an interview with NDP MPP Jill Andrew – sponsor of Bill 61: Eating Disorders Awareness Week, an introduction to the National Initiative for Eating Disorders, and an amazing first hand story and everything you need to know about EDAW. Read the online magazine
Read “Still Standing,” Judy Krasna’s inspirational post on the F.E.A.S.T. (the global support & education community of and for parents of those with Eating Disorders). Read the article
Read Wency Leung’s article on the release of the Canadian Eating Disorders Strategy: Globe and Mail, November 7, 2019. Read the article
Read the UK House of Commons follow-up report: Ignoring the Alarms – Too many avoidable deaths from Eating Disorders. Read the Report
Listen to Anita Federici, PhD, C.Psych. giving a radio interview on CFRB Newstalk 1010 on her petition “My Patient is Dying and We Can’t Access Treatment.” Listen Here
Eating Disorder sufferer creates brutally honest illustrations of her disease. Read the Buzz Feed article on Christie Begnell’s visual representation of her Eating Disorder. Read the article
“I saw food as the enemy”: Article in the Ottawa Citizen on radio host Katherine Dines. Read how Katherine Dines is now speaking out publicly about the Eating Disorder she his for years. Read the article
Eating Disorder Research gets a new direction. Read the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) post about the UK National Institute for Health Research-supported initiative to set a 10-point agenda for Eating Disorders research. Read the article
Strategizing for Change: A review of the 2016 EDAC 2016 Conference. Read Andrea LaMarre’s Science of Eating Disorderspost on the 2016 conference held in Winnipeg, Manitoba September 28, 29 & 30. Read the review
UK teenagers with Eating Disorders must be seen by a specialist doctor within a month. Read about former British Prime Minister David Cameron’s initiative to trigger a revolution in mental health treatment in the UK. Read article
UK group invests £320,000 (over CAD$660,000!) for a new Eating Disorders service for young people aged eight to 18. Read how the enlightened Hull and East Riding Clinical Commissioning Groups are investing in a new service launched after a sudden spike in the number of young people admitted to hospital. Read article
How Monitoring Your Child’s Growth Chart Could Help Prevent an Eating Disorder. Read Lauren Muhlheim’s informative article on warning signs and early intervention. Read article
How are colleges and universities helping students with Eating Disorders? Watch this informative Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) webinar that looked at how to best support a student who may have an Eating Disorder. The presenters are Debbie Berlin-Romalis, BSW, MSW, RSW, Social Worker/Psychotherapist, Executive Director, Sheena’s Place. Lauren Drouillard, MSW, RSW, Social Worker, Program Manager, Sheena’s Place. Coti Maclaughlin-Grant, 2nd Year student, Child and Youth Work Program. Created on January 28, 2015, the webinar is part of EENet’s “Ask the Experts” series. Link to the webinar here
XX in Health – Canadian Women Changing Health – Wendy Preskow, founder of NIED, included in the first annual list of Canadian Women Changing Healthcare that spotlights women who are changing the face of healthcare. http://patientcommando.com/stories/Wendy-Preskow/
Download NIED’s special booklet Understanding Starts Here that includes sections on Eating Disorder Recovery, Approaching Someone with an Eating Disorder, Tips for Parents, Families, Spouses & Significant Others and Resources.