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. 



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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

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

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Events

  • Silver Linings Foundation

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


    1.  Adult binge eating disorder support group (18+) which begins Monday September 12. The registration fee is $150 for the 8-week program.  

    2.  Adult support group (18+) which begins Tuesday August 30. The registration fee is $150 for the 8-week program. 
    3.  Adolescent support group (ages 14-17) which begins Wednesday June 1. Parent/caregiver consent is required. The registration fee is $80 for the 4-week program. 

    4.  Body image support group (18+) which begins Wednesday September 28. The registration fee is $120 for the 6-week program. 
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    HYBRID GROUP


    1.  Summer drop-in support group (18+) on Monday July 25. The registration fee is $20 for the session. 

    2.  Creative self-compassion: art therapy (18+) which begins Thursday September 15. The registration fee is $125 for the 5-week program. 

    Silver Linings

    Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta (EDSNA)

    ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS
    EDSNA offers professionally-facilitated support groups using Zoom. Registration fees may be reduced if they are a barrier to participating - contact to discuss. 

    1. Drop-in support group for caregivers is ongoing. The registration fee for each session is $10.
    2. Support group for adults (18+) who experience binge eating, which begins Tuesday May 31. The registration fee is $80 for the 8-week program. 
    3. The Recovery Journey: 3-session series focusing on self-compassion, boundaries, and body image (18+) which begins Thursday June 2. The registration fee is $35. 

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  • Looking Glass BC

    ONLINE PEER SUPPORT

    Free and open to anyone in Canada ages 14+ living with or affected by disordered eating/eating disorders.

    Peer support chat sessions are scheduled every day of the week except for Saturday, with multiple sessions on Tuesday and Thursday.

    NEW binge eating-specific peer support chat sessions are scheduled for the first and third Wednesday of the month.

    Looking Glass BC

    Eating Disorders Nova Scotia

    ONLINE PEER SUPPORT 

    Free and open to anyone in Canada ages 17+ living with or affected by disordered eating/eating disorders. 

    1.  Support chat:  chat sessions occur on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays and are moderated by trained peer mentors. 

    2.  Support group:  meetings via Zoom on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 

    3.   Family & friends support group:  meetings via Zoom from September to June on the last Tuesday of the month. 

    4.   NEW two-spirit, trans+, and non-binary peer support group:  weekly meetings on Tuesdays.


    VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS

    Let's Talk About Fat

    Date:  Monday July 11

    Eating Disorders NS

    Body Brave

    VIRTUAL RECOVERY SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS

    Join Body Brave on Thursdays between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. (EST) for free support via Zoom. Open to anyone ages 17+ in Canada. 

    Recovery sessions (RS) are conversations, co-led by individuals with lived experience of an eating disorder/disordered eating and a clinician, around self-help topics including practical skills, tools, and resources. Workshops (W) are single sessions, facilitated by a clinician, on a specific recovery topic. 

    Upcoming topics

    Jul 7 (RS):   The Long and Winding Road of Recovery

    Jul 21 (W):  Challenges of Recovery

    Aug 4 (RS):  Self-Compassion and Recovery

    Learn More and Register at Body Brave
  • Sage and Spoon

    ONLINE PEER SUPPORT

    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

    ONLINE PEER SUPPORT

    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

    ONLINE PEER SUPPORT

    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
  • Hopewell Eating Disorder Support Centre

    ONLINE PROGRAMMING

    Open to residents of Eastern Ontario ages 17+.


    Monday Peer Support Group

    Date:  Mondays July 4 - August 29, 2022

    Time:  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST on Zoom                        

    Cost:  $50 for 8 sessions


    Wednesday Peer Support Group

    Date:  Wednesdays July 6 - August 24, 2022

    Time:  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST on Zoom                        

    Cost:  $50 for 8 sessions


    Yoga for Eating Disorder Recovery

    Date:  Tuesdays July 5 - August 23, 2022

    Time:  7:00 pm - 8:15 pm EST on Zoom

    Cost:  $80 for 8 sessions

    Learn more and register at Hopewell

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