Panel Discussion

Eating Disorders are Not a Choice

Who gets eating disorders, and why? What helps them recover?

Join us as our panelists share:

  • stories of lived experience and recovery
  • the perspective of those providing clinical treatment and peer support
  • the cultural context of eating disorders

This panel discussion will feature two individuals who have recovered from eating disorders. Marnina Golnan, Professor, Canada Research Chair, Department of Education, MSVU and Marriam Abou-El-Haj, R. Psychologist, Coordinator of Counselling Services, MSVU.

you are not alone
Thursday, February 2, 2018 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Lindsay Children’s Room, Halifax Central Library Register here

Eating disorders are serious, complex mental illnesses that can impact anyone. With support and treatment, full recovery is possible.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is a nationally recognized week designed to raise awareness of eating disorders. In Canada, it is held February 1-7, 2017

The events for Eating Disorders Awareness Week are presented with support from the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.


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