Content by Sara Dalrymple, RSW MSW BA Psych., BANA Clinical Therapist ______________________________________________________________________________ “NAVIGATING BBQs AND SUMMER FEASTS” Summer is upon us. You know that that means: BBQ’s, backyard feasts, and tables filled with your favorite summer snacks. If you feel nervous around food, or find yourself feeling out of control around buffets, this can
Content by Stephani Fenkanyn, CNP, M.Sc.(OT), B.HK, BANA Health Educator ______________________________________________________________________________ As the season changes into Spring and the snow melts away, we hear more chirping birds, see more sunny days and we start to plant fresh, colourful flowers that will bloom in the summer. We move from puffy coats to light jean jackets.
BANA LAUNCHES POSITIVE BODY IMAGE PLEDGE CAMPAIGN Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages, classes, abilities, races and ethnic backgrounds. In fact, over 1 million Canadians struggle with eating disorders. Although this is true, there is still a lot of misinformation, stereotypes and myths about this disorder that exist in society. This year
What you need to know about Eating Disorder Awareness Week in Windsor Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages, classes, abilities, races and ethnic backgrounds. In fact, over 1 million Canadians struggle with eating disorders. Although this is true, there is still a lot of misinformation, stereotypes and myths about this disorder that
We know that the holiday's can be a stressful and difficult time for everyone. At BANA we've put together some ideas that might help make the season a little more merry and bright. EAT REGULARLY Eat regularly and in some kind of reasonable pattern to help avoid the desire to binge. Do not avoid
Our society places great emphasis on physical attributes. Teaching young people to increase their confidence in their own unique talents, abilities and interests reduces their reliance on physical appearance as their main measure of self-worth. Poor body image and self-esteem in youth can lead to them withdrawing from social, academic and economic opportunities. Building
This past October the staff at BANA was thrilled to receive the Platinum Level Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Wellness Award from the Windsor Essex County Health Unit. Wellness in the workplace cannot be treated as a band-aid. It’s not something that you can find online or in a fitness app. It requires dedication, motivation,
Check out this great interview by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health with BANA’s Executive Director, Luciana Rosu-Sieza.
Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association requires a full-time CLINICAL THERAPIST in the outpatient clinical program. This is a contract 1.5 year maternity leave position commencing on June 18, 2018 (time frame may vary) and expires on February 3, 2020.
Windsor’s Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association’s Executive Director Luciana Rosu-Sieza and Board President, Sara Woodruff-Atkinson, joined Yvan Baker, MPP for Etobicoke Centre today at Queens Park as he tabled “the Combatting Eating Disorders in Ontario Act”.