Eating disorders

Eating disorders

Eating disorders project North

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Lorna Medd
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Health Transition Fund
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a summary of activities and outcomes that arosing from the Eating Disorders Project North that aimed to build capacity in communities to decrease the incidence and severity of eating disorders.

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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Niagara Network for Freedom from Weight Preoccupation and Eating Disorders (NNFED)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy

NNFED is an interagency coalition formed to raise awareness of body image issues and weight/ eating problems. NNFED focuses on impoving prevention strategies, treatment, and local support options in the Niagra area by networking with other resources in the region. Support groups are offered for people recovering from an eating disorder: anorexia or bulimia, and for parents and partners. Service also includes information provision and referral.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(905) 938-1291
Email Address: 
nnfed@home.com
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-263-7248 ext. 556
Street Address: 
375 Clenridge Avenue
City: 
St. Catherines
Province: 
Ontario
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Westwind Eating Disorder Recovery Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling

Provides counselling and treatment for individuals suffering from anorexia, bulimia and related disorders in a home-like atmosphere, significantly different from the institutional format of traditional hospitals and clinics.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-728-2499
Email Address: 
westwindedrc@mb.sympatico.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-353-3372
Street Address: 
458-14th St
City: 
Brandon
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R7A 4T3

Eating Disorders Action Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Focuses on the issue of disordered eating, using a community development approach, in Halifax. Offers a peer support group, workshops on disordered eating and related issues, and a resource centre equipped with a lending library.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-443-9944
Email Address: 
info@edag.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
902-443-5680
Street Address: 
2nd Fl 65 Ochterloney St
City: 
Dartmouth
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B2Y 1C3

BC Eating Disorder Association school outreach program training manual

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Kristy Dellebuur
Publisher: 
British Columbia Eating Disorder Association
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Provides training for future school outreach speakers. Discusses signs and symptoms of eating disorders, contributing factors, body image and self-esteem, dieting and nutrition, and finding support.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WEIP.D45 1998

CEDRIC Centre for Counselling

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling

Provides individual and group counselling on eating disorders, depression, anxiety, sexual assault, emotional abuse, body image issues, interpersonal skills, and self-esteem.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-383-0797
Email Address: 
info@compulsiveeating.com
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-383-0797
Street Address: 
485 Garbally Rd
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8T 2J9

An introduction to food and weight problems: information on anorexia, bulimia, and weight preoccupation

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English
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Paper
Author: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides basic information on eating disorders, general food and weight issues, and the connection that exists between them.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WEIP.I57

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling

Provides information and resources on eating disorders and raises general awareness around the issues of eating disorders, food, and weight preoccupation. Offers a national toll-free telephone information service.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-340-4156
Email Address: 
nedic@uhn.on.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-340-4736
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-633-4220
Street Address: 
ES 7-421 200 Elizabeth St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 2C4

Help for friends & family

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers practical suggestions to family members and friends on how to interact with a person experiencing an eating disorder.

Centre for Recovering Anorexic: Bulimic Disordered Lives Entrust

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides support to victims, families, and loved ones struggling with everything from body and weight preoccupation, yoyo dieting, anorexia and bulimia.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-381-8544
Secondary Telephone: 
403-381-0474
Email Address: 
Cradle@telusplanet.net
Street Address: 
50 Ryerson Bay W
City: 
Lethbridge
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T1K 4P4
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