PEDAW Wristband Challenge

Submitted by PEDAW on November 10, 2014

Order your free wristband now to get ready for The Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign 2015 Wristband Challenge!

The Challenge marks the launch of the Campaign and National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.  

To participate:

1) BC residents can order a free Love our Bodies, Love Ourselves wristband here: 

2) During the week of February 1-7th, 2015, take a photo with the wristband and post to our Twitter: and Facebook accounts 

****The wristbands not only are a symbol of acceptance for oneself, but are also a symbol of support for those that struggle with an eating disorder.

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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, Healthy Minds, Healthy Campuses and Project True.  PEDAW is launched the first full week in February with activities and events taking place throughout the year.

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