Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2018 Events

Starting MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH through SUNDAY, MARCH 4TH is National Eating Disorder Associations Awareness Week

The theme this year is Let's Get Real and NEDA's goal is to expand the conversation and highlight stories we don't often hear. BALANCE is always glad to join the conversation during this week to help raise awareness and bust myths! 

In honor of NEDA week, our Founder & some staff will be participating in local NYC events! See details below for Project HEAL's screening of Straight/Curve and a panel discussion at Borough of Manhattan Community College. We hope to see you there! 

Straight/Curve Screening and Panel Presented By Project HEAL (New York)

Join Project HEAL for the New York private screening of the exciting new documentary Straight/Curve which examines the industries and obstacles responsible for this body image crisis and showcases the dynamic leaders fighting for more diversity of size, race and age. Following the film, Project HEAL will host a live Panel HEALTH AT EVERY SIZE AND BODY ACCEPTANCE streamed live from NEW YORK NYC: Straight Curve Director Jenny McQuaile, Supermodel Emme, Model Jennie Runk, Influencer/Branding Consultant Kelly Augustine, Balance Eating Disorder Treatment Center Founder Melainie Rogers, Project HEAL Director of Volunteer Services Ali Hougnou, Project HEAL Cofounder Liana Rosenman, Psychologist Judith Brisman. Moderated by Wellness Features Editor at Teen Vogue, Vera Papisova

When: Thursday, March 1st, 2018 from 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Where: Trevor Day School 312 East 95th StreetNew York, NY 10128

Eating Disorder: The Path to Recovery

An Evening Panel Presentation which will include expert eating disorder treatment professionals, a former patient now in recovery, and the parent of a daughter who has struggled with an eating disorder. The panel will address eating disorders from various perspectives followed by a Q & A.

Eating Disorder: The Path to Recovery is part of the annual Women’s HerStory Month, presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, and the National Eating Disorders Awareness Week in collaboration with NEDA, the National Eating Disorders Association, andBALANCE eating disorder treatment center in New York.

A special event open to students, parents, professionals & the NYC Community!

Panel guests include BALANCE's Clinical Director & Lead Dietitian Kate Rosenblatt & Liz Carrara

When: Friday, March 2, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Where: Borough of Manhattan Community College 199 Chambers Street Richard Harris Terrace  New York, NY 10007