NEDIC Events

The events listed on this page are relevant to individuals who have a personal or professional interest in eating disorders, body image, self-esteem, and related subjects. As we are a Canadian organization, most of these events are in Canada. 

If you are hosting an event, such as an education session, workshop, or conference, we invite you to let us know about it. We are happy to promote the following on this page: 

  • events for which there is no fee to attend, or the fee is nominal (this will be assessed on a case-by-case basis)
  • fundraisers in support of non-profit eating disorder organizations
  • eating disorder-specific trainings hosted by non-profit organizations (regardless of fee) 
  • eating disorder conferences (regardless of fee) 

To request an event listing, please complete this form.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

In Canada, Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 1-7. 

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  • Silver Linings Foundation

    Registration fees may be reduced if they are a barrier to participating - contact to discuss.

    1.   Parents and loved ones workshop series which begins Wednesday April 12. The registration fee is $100 for the 4-session series.


    1.   Support group for teens (12-17) which begins Thursday April 13.  The registration fee is $80 for the 4-week program. Note that parental consent is required.


    1.   The art of healing: art therapy group (18+) which begins Thursday January 26. The registration fee is $125 for the 5-week program. 

    2.   Adult binge eating disorder support group (18+) which begins Monday January 30. The registration fee is $120 for the 6-week program.  

    3.   Body image support group (18+) which begins Wednesday March 8. The registration fee is $120 for the 6-week program. 
    4.   Parents and loved ones education series which begins Thursday January 26. Each session will focus on a different topic. The registration fee is $25 per session.

    Silver Linings
  • Eating Disorders Nova Scotia


    Free and open to individuals in Canada living with or affected by disordered eating/eating disorders. 

    1.  Two-Spirit, Trans+, and Non-Binary Peer Support Group - a 4-week support group for folks ages 17 and up; stay tuned for the start date of the next group

    2.  NEW Youth Peer Support Group - a 5-week support group for youth ages 15 to 17; the next group starts on Thursday March 9


    Free and open to anyone living in Canada. 

    Life Beyond ED: 10 New Things You Can Try

    Date:  Monday March 27

    Time:  6:00 PM - 7:15 PM EDT

    Eating Disorders in Midlife

    Date:  Monday April 17

    Time:  6:00 PM - 7:15 PM EDT

    Eating Disorders NS
  • Sage and Spoon


    Founded by Nalgona Positivity Pride,  Sage and Spoon is a support program established to meet a need for more closed spaces designated for members of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities struggling with body image issues and/or disordered eating. Sage and Spoon support groups are free to attend and open to folks 18+ of all gender identities, expressions, and sizes.

    Meetings take place via Zoom every last Wednesday of the month. 

    Learn more and register

    Sanctuary in the City


    Eating Disorder Support Group For Black Folks

    This support groups are free to attend and open to Black folks 18+ of all gender identities, expressions, and sizes. Meetings vary in style from week to week, from presentations with slides to group discussion and sharing. Each meeting has a different theme,  such as perfectionism and eating disorders, shame and pleasure, or uprooting oppressive belief systems. 

    Meetings take place via Zoom every third Tuesday of the month. 

    Learn more and register

    FEDUP Collective


    Fighting Eating Disorders in Underrepresented Populations (FEDUP) fosters accessible healing spaces for transgender, non-binary, intersex, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, and gender-questioning people struggling with an eating disorder, and those who care for them.    

    Follow FEDUP on Facebook or Instagram for details about live support groups taking place each month.   

    FEDUP also runs the following peer support groups on Facebook:

    FEDUP Support Group:  a closed group for gender-diverse folx 
    QTBIPOC Eating Disorder Support Group: a closed group for queer and trans Black, Indigenous, and people of color (QTBIPOC) 
    Support Group for Caregivers & Loved Ones of Trans & Intersex People with Eating Disorders:  a closed group for those supporting a trans+ and/or intersex person 

    Learn more about FEDUP

    Waterloo-Wellington Eating Disorders Coalition


    Diversifying Perspectives in Eating Disorder Care: 

    Enriching our Lens on Clinical Practice, Research and Lived Experiences

    This conference we will cover:

    1) what affirming care means across multiple contexts (e.g., weight/size, ethnic/religious, gender, and neurodiversity); 

    2) research on inclusive practices in eating disorder care;

    3) recommendations for dietetic and mental health practice; and

    4) perspectives from individuals with lived experiences. 

    It is for a range of audiences, including clinicians, researchers, students/trainees, and individuals (and families) with lived experiences..

    Date:  Friday May 12, 2023

    Time: 9:00-3:30 p.m. EST

    Early bird ticket price (available until April 1, 2023): $150 
    Regular ticket price: $175 
    Student, family member, or caregiver ticket price: $99

    Learn More and Register at Eventbrite



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