For Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2024, we're focusing our attention on under-recognized barriers to accessing care for eating disorders, such as poverty, the ongoing impacts of settler colonization, and navigating care experiences where people's identities and histories are not affirmed.
In these two-hour community rooms, people with living and lived experience with an eating disorder will work together collectively to map their journey towards accessing “help”, connect with others across the country who might have similar experiences, and affirm that they are not “too complex”, “too much”, or have “failed treatment”.
Community room attendees will:
Target audience: people with lived and living experience of eating disorders. We will have breakout rooms where the voices of people with the following experiences will be centred to create space for their perspective: