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 nedic@uhn.ca.

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

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

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Events

  • Silver Linings Foundation

    SUPPORT GROUPS SCHEDULED


    NEW support group for individuals ages 18 and older experiencing Binge Eating Disorder - https://www.silverliningsfoundation.ca/help/client

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    For parents and loved ones - Calgary Silver Linings Foundation - Parent & Loved Ones Support - Workshop

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    EDSNA Support Groups

    EDSNA offers support groups in Edmonton, Calgary and online, throughout the year.



    Thanks to funding from the Ministry of Health, Addiction and Mental Health Branch, EDSNA is able to provide these low-cost support groups throughout the year for people both directly and indirectly affected by eating disorders.

    Our groups are professionally facilitated and open to people with ANY type of eating disorder over the age of 18.  We don’t require a diagnosis or referral and registration is through our website.

    EDSNA groups are:

    • Professionally-facilitated by people with extensive backgrounds in eating disorders.
    • Effective. An independent evaluation of the impact of our groups by  two graduate students from the University of Calgary demonstrated participants report increased feelings of hope, connection and empowerment, with decreasing levels of shame, stigma and isolation.
    • Support groups are not intended to take the place of professional treatment. Read below for more details on the difference between support and treatment.
    • Intended to support to those wishing to continue on the path of recovery in a safe, nonjudgmental environment
    • Limited to a small number of participants allow everyone to participate fully.
    • Very affordable. The fee can be waived if there is financial hardship by emailing info@EDSNA.ca.
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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.



    Phoenix Wings Eating Disorders Recovery Initiative 

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



    Techiya Loewen

    Phone: 519-774-9835 
    phoenix.wings.ed.recovery@gmail.com

  • Looking Glass BC Online Peer Support

    Looking Glass BC Online Peer Support: http://www.lookingglasscommunity.com/ops 

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  • 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.

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    Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating in Boys & Men: What to know & How to help

    This webinar will provide clinical practitioners with contemporary information on eating disorders and disordered eating presentations among boys and men. Topics covered will include updated prevalence of eating disorders and disordered eating, nuances of presentations, barriers to care, and tangible assessment and intervention strategies to translate directly to practice. Special focus will be on muscularity-oriented disordered eating, considerations across racial and ethnic identities, and gender and sexual orientation.



    Jointly hosted by the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) at the University of Toronto, Sheena’s Place, and the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC), this webinar will feature Kyle T. Ganson (he/him), PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor at the FIFSW, whose research and clinical social work practice experience has focused on boys and men who experience eating disorders.





    Date: Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:15am EST

    Platform: Zoom

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