Events for Eating Disorders Awareness Week


Eating Disorders affect people of all sizes, genders, sexual orientations, ages, socioeconomic class, abilities, races, and ethnic backgrounds. You can get involved: follow the hashtag #EDAW2020 • spread the word • participate in local events • donate to your local eating disorders group.

Below are the events for the week and we are also offering pop-up events to help get the word out.

Pop-up Events – Info To Go

MONDAY · FEBRUARY 3 11:00 am - 1:30 pm | NSCAD
11:00 am – 1:30 pm | Scotia Square
TUESDAY · FEBRUARY 4 11:30 am – 1:30 pm | Dalhousie Student Union
12:00 pm – 2:30 pm | King’s College
WEDNESDAY · FEBRUARY 5 11:00 am – 1:30 pm | NSCC Waterfront Campus
THURSDAY · FEBRUARY 6 11:00 am – 1:00 pm | SMU Student Centre
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | MSVU

Enter to win one of three Self-care Gift Baskets

Learn more...

Karma Yoga Class

Sunday, February 2, 2020 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | The Fitness Room

Proceeds from this class go to Eating Disorders NS. Our Strength and Stretch yoga class offers the best of both worlds.

Learn more and register

Weight on our Minds – A Conversation

Monday February 3, 2020 | 7:00 pm | Halifax Central Library

With Dr. Sara Kirk and Phillip Joy

If you've ever asked yourself "Is BMI bullshit?" or "Why aren't we addressing poverty when we talk about health? or "Why are we policing people's bodies?" this conversation is for you.

Learn more and register

Rituals For Healing – Meditation & Workshop

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Fiends Co

A guided meditation and mini ritual workshop where we will talk about how to build rituals offering a chance to look at the mindset of our choices and make powerful decisions for ourselves.

Learn more and register

Flash Tattoo Event

Thursday February 6, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Outlaw Country Tattoo is celebrating Eating Disorders Awareness Week with a flash event. Choose from a selection of tattoos ranging from $80-$130. 50% of proceeds go to Eating Disorders NS

Learn more and register

Recovery and Eating Disorders – Ask Me Anything

Thursday February 6, 2020 | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Facebook Live

Curious about life without an eating disorder? Wish you understood more about these illnesses? Join us online where we'll bust some myths, talk about recovery, share info on treatment and support options, and take your question.

Learn more and register

Diet Culture Detox

Monday February 10, 2020 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us online as we learn how to identify and challenge diet culture, and move towards to self-acceptance. We will be joined by speaker, writer, and advocate, Lee Thomas.

Learn more and register