Sheena’s Place is committed to raising awareness and reducing the stigma surrounding eating disorders.
Sheena’s Place plays a key role in Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW). In Canada,this is the first full week of February. We hold various workshops and events throughout this week. In addition to visiting us, you can follow these events on social media throughout the week. Click here to view photos from our Open House held during past EDAWs.
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Sheena’s Place is committed to raising awareness and reducing stigma around eating disorders, and as such, we often attend health fairs, school assemblies and other speaking engagements with the goal of educating and promoting awareness. Although we cannot guarantee attendance, if you are interested in having Sheena’s Place participate in your event, please contact Lauren Drouillard, Program Manager, at email@example.com or (416) 927-8900, ext. 34.
Partial List of Past Speaking Engagements :
Palmerston Jr. Public School – May 27, 2014 -Workshop on Self-Esteem
Linden School – May 8, 2014
Rosedale Heights Mental Health and Wellness Fair – May 9, 2014
Safe Schools Network Talk – May 5, 2014
Progress Place , Annual Health Fair April 9, 2014
Community Action Resource Centre – March 5, 2014- Girls leadership program, Self-Compassion Workshop
OCAD – February 6, 2014. Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies a discussion of body image and mental health on campus.
Global TV – February 3, 2014. Joanna Anderson spoke about EDAW (Click here for video).
Elizabeth Fry Toronto – February 11, 2014. Program Manager Ali Henderson spoke about the affects of eating disorders.
University of Toronto – February 12, 2014.
CFRU 93.3 Univeristy of Guelph – February 13, 2014. Podcast with Candy MacNeil