National Eating Disorders Awareness Week at ISU Be Comfortable in Your Genes 2009 February 22- February 28 Presented by: Student Counseling Services Sponsored by: Casa Palmera, CA; Park Nicollet Melrose Institute, MN & Alexian Brothers Behavioral Hospital, IL. Monday 2/23 Mirrorless Monday- Multiple buildings across campus will have their mirrors covered in an attempt to help people value themselves from the inside out.People will be asked to write positive affirmations on the paper as a statement of self-care. Help celebrate YOU!
America the Beautiful Documentary -
Followed by: Q & A with treatment team staff from multiple national & local facilities-co sponsored by ISU SUB films-7:00p.m. – ISU Sun Room.This documentary, filmed over a four year time period asks the question, “Is America obsessed with beauty?”The film follows the life of a teen model, explores the cosmetic industry and leaves the audience asking themselves important questions
Treatment Team Training 1 – 4:30 p.m. For CEU’s –
Mary Greeley Medical Center Auditorium- Presented by Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital Eating Disorder Institute, MN & Casa Palmera, CA; A training for area clinicians; behavioral health staff from area treatment facilities, dieticians, nurses, physicians, school counselors graduate students studying in FMT, FSHN, KIN or PSYCH; and others involved in the treatment team/Eating disorder treatment email@example.com
Presentation & Book Signing by: Leigh Cohn
7:30 p.m. ISU Memorial Union- “ Let’s Talk About Men’s Bodies (and Women’s Too)!” Co-Author of Making Weight, Men’s Conflict with Food, Weight, Shape & Appearance.
Wednesday 2/25 Don’t fight your genes- change your JEANS- Stop by the memorial union main hall way between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. and drop off the jeans you no longer wear (or bring them with you on Tuesday night)—accept the body you have.All jeans will be donated to charity.
Thursday 2/26 Open house at Lied Recreation Facility- 3-5p.m.- co-sponsored by ISU Wellness, ISU Dining and the student nutrition club.Stop by the recreation center, enjoy a free smoothie and gather vital information about your health.
Friday 2/27 Freedom Friday- ways to experience freedom from negative body….Please let us know if you are interested in SCS staff presenting in your class on ISU campus or in your school on this date!-contact firstname.lastname@example.org to see about our availability to meet your needs. Saturday 2/28 Community Q & A- 1:00-2:00 Border’s Books, S. Duff, Ames with Michelle Roling
For more information regarding EDAW or accessing ED services please contact: Michelle Roling, M.Ed., LMHC email@example.com 515-294-5056 **In the event of inclement weather call 515-294-0162 for volunteering information updates; updates for 2/26 events will be listed through the local media in addition to the phone line**