The scarcity of informational resources specific to eating disorders in Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities leaves many individuals affected with eating disorders who belong to these groups with unmet support and treatment needs. Eating disorders in BIPOC individuals are frequently unrecognized and undiagnosed. Even when they are identified, many BIPOC individuals encounter multiple barriers to receiving support and treatment. Within the majority of the eating disorder resources and services currently available, factors that influence the ways in which members of BIPOC communities experience eating disorders are not adequately addressed, if they are at all.
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Consultants meet with NEDIC project leads. Content writers, consultants, and NEDIC project leads meet; the focus is establishing the general structure of the resources.
Content writers, consultants, and NEDIC project leads meet biweekly; the focus is drafting the resource contents.
Resource reviewers and NEDIC's editorial team review and edit the first drafts.
Resource reviewers complete their reviews and NEDIC's editorial team finalizes the drafts.
The resources will be designed between December 2022 and early January 2023, and will be available on the NEDIC website by late January 2023.
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