Our Annual CoP Networking & Education Days is coming!

The Eating Disorders CoP Networking Days is where you'll have the opportunity to learn, exchange knowledge, make connections, and share experiences about eating disorders practice in BC.

Want to be a presenter?  Presentations have all been booked. But spaces are open for the Share Fair!  Contact Amy or Shannon today before spaces run out! 

Looking for a travel subsidy?  Deadline has passed. Thank-you for those who have signed up!  

Eating disorders are a scourge in need of a strategy

Those are just two of the shocking findings of the parliamentary standing committee on the status of women.

Where Is the Help for Canadians With Eating Disorders?

This past summer I had at least bi-weekly calls from desperate and frantic parents who were worried their child had an eating disorder and no one was listening, or a child had been diagnosed with one, and were now being told to wait -- wait when their child was consuming less than 400 calories a day, wait when their child was below 70 pounds, and

Parliamentary committee report on eating disorders disappoints advocates

OTTAWA – A Parliamentary report on eating disorders in Canada is being criticized by some of the witnesses who testified before the committee.

The Importance of Multidisciplinary Eating Disorders Treatment

Each eating disorder is unique, and the appropriate treatment approach varies depending on the severity of the illness, as well as one's medical and psychiatric status.

Eating disorders targeted by UBCO students

Eating disorders stem from serious conditions that can have profound psychological and medical complications on a person, including death.

UNC professor works to identify orthorexia, a healthy eating disease

Turns out that too much of a good thing even applies to healthy habits.

A year after Vancouver declares mental health crisis, cases continue to climb

Theresa Pratt sits at her dining table and lights a cigarette, the flicker of the flame briefly illuminating her otherwise dim apartment. Placing the lighter on the table – among the clutter of coffee mugs, utensils and papers – she turns her attention to a visitor, a former adversary turned friendly acquaintance.

Self-compassion key to positive body image and coping

Women who accept and tolerate their imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their body mass index (BMI) and are better able to handle personal disappointments and setbacks in their daily lives.

Compulsive eating: Overeaters Anonymous offers help

After years of struggling with overeating, two Lower Mainland residents say they have finally found a long-term solution when they started looking at their issues as a disease with the help of Overeaters Anonymous.

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