Eating disorder groups across Canada to mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 with #NotAChoice campaign
January 30, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – With eating disorders having a higher mortality rate among girls and young women than any other mental health condition, eating disorder groups across Canada will mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 with a new campaign to reinforce the message that eating disorders are not a choice.
Talking Saves Lives
“A Taste For Life” raises funds for National Eating Disorder Helpline
Toronto, ON – May 29, 2015 – Nearly 150 people came out to support the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) at Malaparte - TIFF Bell Lightbox last night. Proceeds raised will support NEDIC’s national toll-free helpline 1-866-NEDIC-20 (416-340-4156 in Toronto).
Ditch Your Diet on May 6th - International No Diet Day
National Eating Disorder Information Centre Encourages Canadians to Celebrate their Natural Sizes
Toronto, ON – May 6th is International No Diet Day and the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) is reminding Canadians about the risks associated with dieting.
Research Suggests That Eating Disorders Are More Common Than Previously Thought
Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 1 - 7, 2015
January 26, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – In Canada, it is estimated that as many as 600,000 to 990,000 individuals are diagnosed with an eating disorder, at any given time. However, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted on behalf of the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC), one in two (50%) Canadians reported knowing someone (including themselves) who has or has had an eating disorder.