...for those affected by eating disorders
News: National Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2011
National Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week is held in September every year. Bridges will be hosting the popular Inspiration Evening event on Tuesday 6th September in McDonald's Lecture Theatre at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children. Presenters will include individuals who have experienced eating disorders as well as family and friends. Other events will take place in the South-West, including a South-West launch event in the evening on Thursday 1st September, professional development workshops ("Eating Disorders Prevention: Promoting Positive Body Image" and "Inpatient Management of Eating Disorders") on Friday 2nd September, and a parent and carer skills training workshop ("Eating Disorders: Parent and Carer Skills Training") on Saturday 3rd September in the Bunbury region. See the attached flyers for further information (launch, professional workshops, parent/carer workshop)
National Workshop of the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC)
The National Eating Disorders Collaboration will hold an annual workshop in Sydney, Coogee Beach, on Tuesday 23rd August - you are invited.
DAY ONE will include an address from 2010 Australian of the Year, Professor Pat McGorry AO, and Prof Kenneth Nunn, Senior Consultant, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Children’s Hospital in Westmead as well as sessions with other leading experts from the eating disorders space. Please visit www.nedc.com.au for more information.
DAY TWO will be a professional development day hosted by Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED). For further details please see the attached flyers and visit www.anzaed.org.au
Strong Without Anorexia Nervosa (SWAN) Treatment Trial
The SWAN trial is a randomised controlled trial that aims to compare the relative effectiveness of three psychological outpatient treatments. Researchers and clinicians from around Australia are involved in the trial and are seeking participants. Treatment locations include Perth, Adelaide, and Sydney.
Please see the Participant Information Sheet for further information including a description of the treatments, eligibility criteria, and an overview of benefits and risks.
News: National Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2010
National Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week is held in the first week of September every year. Bridges will be announcing details of WA events as they become available.
***Movie Night Thursday 2nd September**
First, we are pleased to announce that a movie night will be held on the evening of Thursday 2nd September, at Innaloo Megaplex. The movie to be screened is "Tomorrow When the War Began". Many of you may recall reading the novel of the same name by John Marsden, upon which the movie is based. We would love to see you there on the night - come and show your support for the issues of body image and eating disorders, and at the same time, enjoy a great evening out with family and/or friends. Please see the attached flyer for further information Bridges Movie Night Thurs 2nd September.pdf
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