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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 24 - March 4

Free

WHAT: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, held February 24-March 4 and supported by Screen for Mental Health Inc, brings attention to the critical needs of people with eating disorders and their families.

WHERE: Individuals can locate an eating disorder site or take an online screening by visiting http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/aspenstrong.

WHEN: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is held February 24-March 4.

HOW: Thousands of organizations nationwide will host an Eating Disorder event or provide access to online screenings on their website. A screening consists of a series of questions designed to indicate whether symptoms of an eating disorder are present and if clinical help is needed. After completing a screening, participants receive immediate feedback and referral information for local resources that offer further evaluation and treatment.

WHY:  Online screenings are an effective first step in eating disorder intervention. Similar to other illnesses, early intervention can significantly increase recovery. National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, held February 24-March 4, bring attention to the critical needs of people with eating disorders and their families.

Details

Start:
February 24
End:
March 4
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/aspenstrong

Organizer

Aspen Strong
Phone:
2158335817
Email:
info@aspenstrong.org
Website:
www.aspenstrong.org