National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

From the lovely Kerry Klemmer ’13:

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As you may or may not know, this week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “Everybody Knows Somebody.” Whether you know it or not, people around you are struggling with eating disorders. To show your support for NEDAW, you can wear purple and attend one of the events scheduled for this week:

Open Forum Discussion with Tanya Purdy

Anyone who is interested in sharing their thoughts and feelings about eating disorders in a safe and sensitive space is more than welcome!

Date: Tuesday, February 26
Time: 5:00 PM
Place: 41 Wyllys Room 114

Screening of Dying to be Thin followed by a Q&A with Professor Ruth Striegel 

Date: Saturday, March 2nd
Time: 3:00 PM
Place: Exley 150

Co-Sponsored by Rho Epsilon Pi

Communication Workshop with Eating Disorder Support Group

“Everybody Knows Somebody,” but rarely do people sit down and have honest conversations about eating disorders. If you’ve ever struggled with telling someone about your eating disorder or not known how to confront someone who you think may be struggling with one, we’re here to help.

Date: Sunday, March 3rd
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Usdan 110

If you have any questions, please contact Leada Fuller at lfullermaras(at)wesleyan(dot)edu  or Kerry Klemmer at kklemmer(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

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