National Eating Disorders Awareness Week at ISU Be Comfortable in Your Genes 2010 February 21- February 27 Presented by: ISU Student Counseling Services GOLD Sponsors:Roger’s Memorial Hospital, WI; Park Nicolette Melrose Institute, MN; Center for Change, UT Silver Sponsor: Remuda Ranch, AZ
Monday 2/22 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! Jenni Schaefer--- “Goodbye Ed, Hello Me!” ISU Memorial Union-7:00p.m.– 8:30 p.m. presentation, book signing and reception People who struggle with eating disorders often ask, “Does it ever get better?”Jenni Schaefer, author of Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder andFall in Love with Life (McGraw-Hill 2009), offers hope to women and men across the globe by answering the question, “Yes, it does get better, really better.” Co-sponsored: ISU Lectures, funded by GSB. Tuesday 2/23 Treatment Team Training 9-12:30 p.m. For CEU’s –Mary Greeley Medical Center Auditorium- 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 co-sponsored-Mary Greeley Medical Center Do I Look Fat? The Film. 7:00- film followed by Q & A- Kildee 125 Auditorium a documentary about gay men, body image and eating disorders; co- sponsored LGBT Alliance & SUB Films
Wednesday 2/24 Don’t fight your genes- change your JEANS- Memorial union under the oval stair case first floor- 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. and drop off the jeans you no longer wear (or bring them to any of our events this week)—accept the body you have.All jeans will be donated to charity.
Friday 2/26 Freedom Friday- SCS ED outreach team offers presentations to area college, high school & junior high classrooms throughout central Iowa; discussing ways to experience freedom from negative body image/food behaviors and how to help a friend who is struggling with an eating disorder.
Saturday 2/27 Community Presentation, Q & A – 2:00 p.m. Ames Public Library- Community Room- co-sponsored by Ames Public Library For more information regarding EDAW or accessing ED services please contact: Michelle Roling, M.Ed., LMHC firstname.lastname@example.org 515-294-5056