Online Peer Support
Anonymous. Accessible. At your fingertips.

Want the benefits of our peer support groups, but in-person meetings aren't an option? EDNS's new Online Peer Support is a safe, conversational and pro-recovery space for people with eating disorders to connect with others—wherever you are!

Each free, regularly scheduled session is moderated by a trained EDNS Peer Mentor. We've been there. We understand.

Our next session:

Sundays
7:00 pm – 8:15pm
Wednesdays
7:00pm – 8:15pm


What are eating disorders?

Eating disorders are complex and serious illnesses with the highest death rate of any mental illness.

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Get Help Now

Where to go to get peer support, treatment options and to learn about other resources available to you.

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Recovery Stories

With support and treatment, most people can recover. What helps you stay well? What is making a difference in your recovery?

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Family and Friends
Peer Support Groups

Do you care for someone with an eating disorder?
At the family and friends Peer Support Group you can:

Share experiences in a supportive environment

Feel less alone in this experience

Gain strength and wisdom from others who have 'been there'

"This support group was vital when my child was suffering from an eating disorder. At the time I had very little knowledge about this terrible illness and I did not know how to deal with such a devastating condition. The group gave me the support that I needed." — Group Member

Halifax Group

We meet from September to June on the last Tuesday of the month at 2722 Deacon Street
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

For more info contact:
Anne Marie Coolen
902-473-9659
anne.marie@eatingdisordersns.ca

Sydney Group

We meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month at the Prince Street Sobey's Community Room
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
272 Prince Street

Please register by contacting:
Nancy Sheppard
902-565-6610
nancysheppard@outlook.com

Annapolis Valley Group

We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the 'Youth Drop In Centre' at the Louis Millet Community Complex
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9489 Commercial Street, New Minas

For more info contact:
Brigitte Daniels
902-691-2319 or
Laura Way
902-840-1495
brigdaniels1@hotmail.com

Facebook

24 hours ago

Eating Disorders NS

We have all had them. These things that tell us we are too much. Too big, too hungry, too slow, too weak.

Ready to get them out of your life?

Donate them to Eating Disorders NS. We'll make sure they have a fitting end. We are collecting diet culture items that can be smashed. Scales, measuring cups, fitbit, computers full of intsa-shame, magazines, you name it.

Drop off at NSCC Leeds Street between 2-4pm on Sunday Feb 3rd. (Room B227) Join us as we push back, decorating these things with our own messages. (Message us for other drop off options)

Then on Sunday, Feb 10th, get ready to smash diet culture. Stay tuned.
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This was shared with us this morning and we love it!
Last night in our online chat we ended by asking "what do you give yourself permission for this week".
What would it be like top to give yourself permission to ask your body what it needs, and then to listen?
What are you taking permission for this week?
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What are you giving yourself permission for today?!
Let us know in the comments ⬇️⬇️
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