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January's News from the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) Campaign

Here are some updates about some of the events and activities that will be happening for the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) Campaign, which begin in February! 

Important dates:

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News from the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) Campaign

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...

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Supporting Youth with Bulimia Nervosa Video: Helpful Approaches for Families

We are happy to announce our new video Supporting Youth with Bulimia Nervosa: Helpful Approaches for Families is now available! Following the success of our Eating Disorders Meal Support: Helpful Approaches for Families video, the...

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Can We Promote Positive Body Image in School-based Healthy Living Programs?

Recently in the news there have been articles which explore the link between school based healthy living programs and eating disorders. The articles, in...

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Eating Disorders Meal Support Video: Helpful Approaches for Families, now available in 5 languages!

At the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre, we have been building our translated resources for linguistically diverse families. Often, we hear that translated eating disorders resources in particular are needed. I am excited to announce that we have translated Eating...

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Being Simply You

When I was 15, I really didn’t like the way that I looked. I would analyze myself when I looked in the mirror, and any imagined ‘flaws’ were all I could see. I didn’t have the long legs or a flat stomach, perfect skin or frizz-less hair you would...

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Exploring Cultural Differences in Eating Disorders

On Thursday August 2, the 2012 Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness Week Planning Committee (PEDAW) held a lunchtime event called “Exploring Cultural Differences in Eating Disorders”. A panel of three expert speakers, including a pediatrician, a psychologist...

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Things I've learned through my Presentations on Eating Disorders

by Amy, Eating Disordes Peer Support Worker

Between March and June 2012, I’ve presented at 22 schools throughout Vancouver for a total of 29 presentations from as young as grade 6 to as old as grade 12 on body image, self-esteem, resiliency, disordered...

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I'm not beautiful like you. I'm beautiful like me!

by Amy, Eating Disorders Peer Support Worker

Have you ever focused excessively on some feature of your appearance? Have you ever been too busy comparing yourself with others at a party rather than enjoying your time there? If you spend too much time...

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Being Me: Promoting Positive Body Image – A Teacher’s Resource

by Kiera

Action Schools! BC has recently launched Being Me: Promoting Positive Body Image, a resource designed to help elementary and middle school teachers promote positive body image among their students.

For those of you...

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BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.