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Bella Vita educates students about eating disorders and warning signs

JADE member Jenefer Anumba educates Junior Aria Fraz about the program and how to spread awareness on eating disorders. (Glory Cruz/ The Sundial)

Heidi Weinrich

February 26, 2017

CSUN's Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating (JADE), put on a workshop for students Wednesday featuring Bella Vita in order to raise awareness for eating disorders. Bella Vita is a Los Angeles based organization that provides residential treatment, transitional living, partial hospitalization and outpatient...

Speaker talks taking control- a tale of surviving eating disorders

Lauren Holmes

February 25, 2015

In the wake of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, CSUN hosted physical therapist Dr. Theresa Larson in a lecture as she shared her battle with the eating disorder bulimia and how she regained control over her life on Wednesday afternoon.Larson took the mic, standing a little over 6 feet tall. The...

Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating talk body image, self-esteem

As part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Anne Eipe, staff psychologist, at University  Counseling Services, gives tips on building self-esteem.

Jonathan R. Diaz

February 26, 2014

As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, two lectures were presented that dealt with building self-confidence, media literacy and positive body image. Anne Eipe, staff psychologist at University Counseling Services, told students that self-esteem is about building positive habits and being fine with the things you canno...

Speaker promotes positive self image at CSUN’s eating disorder awareness event

Samantha Tata

February 24, 2011

CSUN adjunct sociology professor Melanie Klein advocated the understanding of media images and their effect on the self-esteem during a lecture held by CSUN’s Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating (JADE) Wednesday for national eating disorders awareness week. “By being constantly plugged in and mediated to, our culture has lost the connection between mind and body,” said Klein, who als...

Eating disorders have a hold on college students

Aaron Helmbrecht

March 1, 2010

Aaron Helmbrecht When we think of an eating disorder, most of us might conjure up an image of a privileged Caucasian woman with nothing else to worry about but her vanity. And in some instances that might be the case. But if that is the public image of an eating disorder, then entire groups of people...

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