Eating disorders are one of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted illnesses of the mind. Fitness professionals, sports coaches, dance teachers and PE teachers are in a prime position to identify when a person is developing or is experiencing the worsening of a problem with an eating disorder, disordered eating and/or excessive exercise.
Learn how to identify, how to communicate and how to work with allied health professionals for early intervention, which is absolutely crucial!
Register now for this CEC approved workshop coming to Syndey and Wodonga in February
NSLHD held its annual Body Image and Eating Disorder awareness week event on Monday 11th September, 2017. The theme this year was ‘Hidden Truths: Shining a Light on Eating Disorders.’ The management of consumers with an eating disorder is still evolving in NSLHD and as a result there a still some myths that surround this very complex illness. This year’s event aimed to bust those myths and demystify the illness. Speakers from across the state spoke about the medical, psychological and psychosocial aspects of eating disorders, the use of the Read the rest
A record number of 250 people attended the event at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney.
Hosted by the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders with Sydney Local Health District, this year’s Forum centered around the theme “Eating Disorders are Everybody’s Business”, reflecting the need for a whole team approach to the treatment of eating disorders.
CEDD’s Deputy Director Danielle Maloney and NSW Mental Health Minister Tanya Davies MP attended the official launch of the new “Navigating Your Way to Health” resources in the Hunter on Monday 8th May.
These two booklets answer the questions that come up when someone has an eating disorder, including what to do, where to get help and how to support a loved one on the road to recovery.