Unfortunately, most of us know someone — a sister, brother, daughter, or friend — who has struggled with an eating disorder like anorexia or bulimia. Raleigh’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week will be held the week of February 28, 2012 on Meredith College campus to raise awareness and support for eating disorders. Please join us at the following events:
- Tuesday, February 28th – “There Is No Such Thing as Fattening Food: Debunking Dieting Myths” presented by Ellen Morrison, MS, RD, LDN and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. 7:00pm at Kresge Auditorium at Meredith College (click here for a map). FREE and open to the public. Register here. Sponsored by E.L.M. Wellness.
- Wednesday, February 29th - “Portion Distortion: Healthy Meal Planning” sponsored by Meredith Nutrition Club. 11:30am to 1:00pm. This event is for Meredith students only and will be held during lunch at Belk Dining Hall. Hosted by the Meredith Nutrition Club.
- Wednesday, February 29th – “Body Image” presented by Renee Avis, LPC. 6:00pm at Ledford Hall, room 101, at Meredith College (click here for a map). FREE and open to the public. Register here. Sponsored by Carolina House and Meredith Counseling Department.
- Thursday, March 1st - Scale Smashing Event. 3:30pm to 5:00pm Gaddy Lawn (click here for map). FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by E.L.M. Wellness and Meredith Nutrition Department.