NEDIC Events

These events may be of interest 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, groups, conferences, and seminars are in Canada. 

To submit your listing for inclusion, please email us at

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

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



  • Silver Linings Foundation


    NEW support group for individuals ages 18 and older experiencing Binge Eating Disorder -


    For parents and loved ones -


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  • Parent Support Group for Parents of Children with Eating Disorders

    Join us for a monthly support group for parents who have children suffering from eating disorders or who have an adolescent transitioning to adult care. Each month we share information and encourage each other. Guest speakers share their knowledge and insights to equip parents with tools to successfully work with their children. The group supplies hope, inspiration and strength.

    The facilitator is a mother whose child is an eating disorder survivor. She knows first hand how hard it is to provide the support and effective treatment children need to beat eating disorders. She also knows that eating disorders can be cured and she encourages and supports parents as they support their children. 
    Each session is informal, and we encourage you to drop in or come for the whole evening. It runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    2020 Meeting Dates: 
    Jan. 7 

    Feb. 4 

    Mar. 3 

    Apr. 7 

    May 5 

    June 2 
    Jul,. 7 

    Aug. 11 

    Sept. 1 

    Oct. 6 

    Nov. 3 

    Dec. 1

    Phoenix Wings Eating Disorders Recovery Initiative 

    895 Brant St. Unit 3 
    Burlington, ON L7R 2J6 
    Danielle’s Place

    Techiya Loewen

    Phone: 519-774-9835

  • Waterloo-Wellington Eating Disorders Coalition

    University of Guelph Body Image Expose

    Feb 4, 2020 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

    The Wellness Education and Promotion Centre at the University of Guelph will be running an expose aimed at introducing students to the topics of Health At Every Size, body image concerns, and eating disorder prevention and treatment. The expose will feature interactive activities such as cookie decorating and button making, as well as information from on- and off- campus supports.

    Faces of Recovery

    Feb 7, 2020 - 7:00 - 9:00pm @ Guelph Youth Music Centre

    75 Cardigan St., Guelph, ON

    A panel discussion featuring individuals on the road to recovery from an eating disorder, as well as family members who supported their journeys. Free admission, donations welcome. 

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    University of Guelph Body Project

    Feb 8 & 9, 2020 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

    The Wellness Education and Promotion Centre at the University of Guelph will be facilitating The Body Project. The Body Project is a workshop that aims to promote positive body image, reduce body shaming and encourage folks to accept themselves as they are. Participants must attend both sessions. Refreshments will be provided! Please register at

  • Looking Glass BC Online Peer Support

    Looking Glass BC Online Peer Support: 

  • Sage and Spoon

    Join the only ONLINE support group specifically for Black, Indigenous, People of Color who are struggling with disordered eating or eating disorders

    Nalgona Positivity Pride is proud to host SAGE AND SPOON, a free support group that meets once a month online.


  • VoicED 2020

    Feb 4, 2020 - 7:00 - 9:00pm @ Super Wonder Gallery

    384 College St., Toronto, ON

    An annual event that celebrates community and resiliency through different art mediums, including poetry, music, and dance. Free admission, donations welcome. Register to attend at


    Community Evening: LGBTQ2S Community & Eating Disorders

    Feb 6, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm @ The Catalyst at Ryerson University

    80 Gould St - RCC 230, Toronto, ON. 

    A panel discussion where members will speak about their experience and future directions for eating disorder advocacy and support. Free admission. Register at

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  • All About Eating Disorders

    Feb 12, 2020 - 7:00 - 8:30pm @ CMHA Waterloo Office, 1 Blue Springs Dr., Waterloo, ON
    A community workshop featuring clinicians and individuals with lived experience. Learn about eating disorders and local services and supports. Free admission, donations welcome.

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  • Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa Association

    By helping shed light on an issue that is filled with stigma and secrecy, we draw attention to the need to support further research, provide better treatment options and enhanced training, engage in greater prevention efforts, acknowledge the need for caregiver support, and stigma-bust in this under-resourced area.

    Come out to one of outreach events during EDAW to talk to one of our health educators and learn more about eating disorders. Get some of our fun BANA swag too! Click the image below to enlarge the schedule of events! Learn more at



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