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Press Release: ANNUAL WORLD EATING DISORDERS ACTION DAY TO TAKE PLACE JUNE 2, 2016

F.E.A.S.T. is proud to be a member of the Steering Committee for the 1st ANNUAL WORLD EATING DISORDERS ACTION DAY!PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2016 -ANNUAL WORLD EATING DISORDERS ACTION DAY TO TAKE PLACE JUNE 2, 2016
Members of the eating disorder community, including affected individuals and their families, professionals, researchers and policy makers, have united virtually to increase access to accurate information, eradicate myths and collectively advocate for resources and policy change. The first World Eating Disorders Action Day will take place on June 2, 2016 and generate information virtually around the globe.http://WorldEatingDisorderDay.instapage.com.

Eating disorders are serious, treatable illnesses that result from a complex interplay of genetics, biology and environment.  Eating disorders affect up to 70 million people globally including people of all genders, ages, racial and ethnic identities, nationalities and documentation status, abilities, sizes, and s…

ICED2016 travel Scholarships for Patients & Carers

ICED2016 travel Scholarships for Patients & Carers - Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders

Application Deadline: January 15, 2016*Five travel/registration scholarships for people from the global patient-carer community, at $1500 each. *Main application. Letters of Recommendation extended until Jan 19, 2016. Guide to Eligibility1. Must be a member of AED as of January 2016 2. Demonstrated activity in terms of eating disorder advocacy, education, and/or outreach in the Patient-Carer community. 3. Ability to translate and transfer knowledge gleaned from conference participation to their regional or online Patient-Carer community. 4. Demonstrated need for financial support and/or lack of other sources of support to fund conference attendance.  Applicants should submit the following materials:• Common Application Form • Personal statement: In 800 words or less, tell us about yourself, including your interests and current work in the field of eating disorders, th…