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Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW) Events

For more information about these and other EDAW events, see the National Eating Disorder Information Centre web site at

** Writing From Body and Soul

Sunday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m., Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm Street, Toronto, Admission: $7

A literary evening that will launch EDAW 2000, featuring a series of readings that explore issues related to body image and personal identity.

** In Partnership with the Ontario Community Outreach Programme for Eating Disorders, and other contributors NEDIC presents: Motivation and Readiness to Change: Treatment of Adolescent Eating Disorders

Monday, Feb. 7 at 8:30-5:00 p.m., Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

This workshop is open to treatment practitioners in Ontario with previous training or experience with eating disorder clients, who offer services at no charge to clients. For more information contact Pat at (416) 340-4051

** Preventing Eating Problems from An Early Age

Tuesday February 8, 2000, 1:30 to 2:30p.m., Parkdale Community Health Centre, presented by Sylvia Kerr, R.D., Admission: FREE

** Panel discussion: A Steady Diet of Illusion: Sexuality, Power, Identity and the Weight Loss/Appearance Industry

Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 7:30p.m., George Ignatieff Theatre, University of Toronto, Admission: Free

** Fearless Friday: An Evening Of Comedy: A National Eating Disorder Information Centre Fundraiser

Friday, Feb. 11 at 2000, 7:30p.m., Comedywood, 194 Bloor Street West, Bloor & Avenue, Admission: $20.00 advance or door, For Tickets call: 340-4800 Ext. 8128