Public Event

Join Eating Disorders Nova Scotia and Halifax Mayor Mike Savage and friends as we kick-off Eating Disorders Awareness Week by raising our EDNS flag at Halifax City Hall. All are welcome. Councillor Tony Mancini presented the municipality’s proclamation of Eating Disorders Awareness Week before raising the flag. Eating Disorders Nova Scotia Executive Director Michelle Hebert-Boyd […]

Thursday, February 2, 2017 | 10:00 am
Parade Square, Halifax City Hall
Panel Discussion

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 […]

Thursday, February 2, 2018 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lindsay Children’s Room, Halifax Central Library
Fundraising Event

Join us for a brunch-and-create event focusing on self-care, the healing power of creativity, and relaxation with friends. $15 from every ticket sold goes to EDNS.

Sunday, February 5, 2017 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Freeman's | 552 Sackville Drive, Sackville NS
Public Event

Join Eating Disorders Nova Scotia (EDNS) and Emergence Holistic Services in the Good Robot tap room for some ED education, tarot card readings, and more. Come down after work & grab a drink from the delicious assortment of local brew. DNS will receive $1 from each beer sold during this event.

Monday, February 6, 2017 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Good Robot Brewing Company | 2736 Robie St, Halifax
Panel Discussion

Are you supporting someone who is experiencing an eating disorder? Are you worried that a loved one might have one? Join us as friends, family and health care providers share experiences and strategies. Panel includes: Anne Marie Coolen, a parent who supported a young daughter to recovery using Family Based Therapy; John Kuehn, who provides […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sackville Public Library, Fenerty Room 1 | 636 Sackville Diver, Lower Sackville

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.