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Families Supporting Families

Information Sharing Session For Carers  (Parents, Partners, Siblings and Friends) supporting persons with Eating Disorders Objectives of Session · Responding to the needs of families · Families sharing stories · Information Sharing/Available Resources · Discussion of more support services Facilitators Patricia Nash, Counselor & Program Facilitator, EDFNL Cathy Skinner, Member of Parents of HOPE and…

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Get Help Today

Are you experiencing symptoms of an eating disorder? Is this a concern in your life right now? Have you thought of reaching out for help but did not know where to turn? Would you like to know what resources are available to you here in Newfoundland and Labrador? The first step is often the hardest one…

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Support for Family and Friends

Are you concerned about a loved one possibly having an eating disorder? Are you attempting to support a loved one with their struggle with an eating disorder? At the Eating Disorder Foundation we firmly believe that parents and caregivers do not cause eating disorders. In fact research says that parents and caregivers are the best…

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Resources for Educators

In the spring 2011 the Eating Disorder Foundation received a grant from the Dept of Health to implement a “Let’s Talk Eating Disorder School Program”. The purpose of this program was to visit twenty-five schools across Newfoundland and Labrador and educate school professionals on eating disorders. The presentation discussed such things as: what teachers need…

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The Butterflyer Newsletter

“The Butterflyer” newsletter is published quarterly and features the various events, services and programs that the Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador both participates in and offers to the community. If you would like to have your email added to our newsletter mail out list, please email tina@edfnl.ca with your request. The Butterflyer December…

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week Scholarships and Volunteer Community Support Awards

Each year during Eating Disorder Awareness Week the Eating Disorder Foundation of NL present two Renata Elizabeth Withers Memorial Scholarships, as well as three Volunteer Community Support Awards. These Volunteer Community Support Awards are presented to those individuals and community groups who have shown an outstanding commitment and contribution in support of the aims and objectives…

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7th Annual Remembering Renata Golf Tournament

September 26th marked the 7th anniversary of the Annual Remembering Renata Golf Tournament. 23 teams, a large number of loyal and new sponsors and great golfing weather made for another huge success this year. Many thanks to our devoted volunteers and sponsors for their loyal dedication to the Foundation. We would like to send Thank…