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The Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign is a BC Province wide effort to raise awareness around prevention and early intervention of eating disorders as well as media literacy, resiliency, building healthy body image and self-esteem. The initiative is led by Jessie’s Legacy Eating Disorders Prevention Program at Family Services of the North Shore in collaboration with Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre, Looking Glass Foundation, St. Paul ’s Specialized Adult Eating Disorder Program, BC Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program, and Healthy Minds, Healthy Campuses. PEDAW is launched the first full week in February with activities and events taking place throughout the year.
The Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign wants BC residents to take part in a Province-wide photo challenge.
PEDAW is looking for photo submissions that include the official Love our Bodies, Love Ourselves wristband. Photos submitted by January 20, 2014 will be considered for placement as the featured photo of the day throughout February to spread awareness around eating disorders.
For more information or to request a free wristband, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eating Disorders Awareness week is in February, and we need YOUR help to spread awareness around eating disorders during the month of February!
We invite people of all ages to share insights, personal experiences, and helpful tips about eating disorders as part of our awareness campaign. Submit your writing by Monday, January 20th, 2014 to be considered for placement.
Guidelines for writing include:
Submit your posts to email@example.com by January 20th, 2014!
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