Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Anyone can be affected by an eating disorder — about one million Canadians have been diagnosed with one.
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There are a lot of stigmas attached, which can make it difficult to reach out for help. But that’s also why it’s so important to. 

That’s one reason why eating disorder groups across Canada are uniting to commemorate Eating Disorder Awareness Week — February 1 – 7 — combatting myths and outlining the many supports available. 

If you have an eating disorder or know someone who does, talk to your family doctor or check out some of these resources to learn more and get help.  

Additional resources: 

The Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta (EDSNA) is a non-profit organization that provides meaningful support to those affected – directly and indirectly – by eating disorders:  


Calgary Silver Linings Foundation: Eating Disorder Support

National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC):

National Initiative for Eating Disorders:  

If you need immediate help, contact Access Mental Health | Alberta Health Services. 

Looking for a family doctor 

If you don’t have a family doctor, you can find one at Search by gender, location and languages spoken to find the best fit for you. 

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