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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...

JADE workshop teaches ways to use art as a form of therapy

Girl writes using colored pencil

Nate Graham

February 21, 2017

The Joint Advocates for Disordered Eating (JADE) focuses on using art as a therapeutic way to help define one’s body and self-esteem along with increasing awareness of eating disorders. JADE hosted a workshop today in the Panorama room located at the USU, where students were made aware of the benefits...

Dying to Fit In

Dying to Fit In

Gabriela Rodriguez

October 17, 2014 On Point looks at media images of men and women, distorted body image and eating disorders, with eating disorder therapist Vanessa Birdsong, JADE President Anne Jensen Smith, and Get Real! project student participant Avery Rodriguez.

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...

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...

Free massages offered at Get Real event

Camille Hislop

November 1, 2009

At an event to launch REAL, an online magazine created as part of the Body Media Image (BMI) project, Theresa Brayton, along with other students  from the Massage Center in Chatsworth, give out free massages, on Oct 27, 2009. The goal of the BMI project is to create eating disorder awareness and pr...

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