Get ready for the launch of the 2014 Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign!

Important Dates:
~The beginning of February marks the launch of the Provincial
Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign
~National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 2rd – 8th)
~February 7th:  Wear
Purple for PEDAW.  BC Place/Science World
light up purple.
WHEN:  February 7
WHERE:  Anywhere in BC
WHAT:  Wear Purple in support of the Provincial Eating Disorders
Awareness (PEDAW) campaign February 7th. Science World & BC Place will be
lit up purple in support of eating disorder awareness. Tweet @loveourbodies
or share photos of you wearing purple on our Facebook page:
Sign up to participate on our event page here:

PEDAW Wristband Challenge Photos Revealed:
WHEN:  Throughout February
WHAT:  Individuals, organizations, even some well-known people in
BC have been requesting wristbands to participate in our Wristband PhotoChallenge.  We plan on revealing new photos through our social media
channels during the month of February.  Missed the January 20th deadline
to participate in the Challenge, but still want a wristband?  If you live
in BC, you can order one for free by emailing your name and address to:
WHEN:  Throughout February
WHAT:  PEDAW has guest bloggers lined up to share their
perspectives and insights relating to eating disorders, body image, etc.
throughout the month of February. 
PEDAW Event Calendar:
We’ve added a section of our blog that includes an eventcalendar.  Check it out here:
PEDAW poster:
Posters to be distributed to a number of libraries
throughout BC with the phrase, Your weight is not your worth. 
About PEDAW:
The Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaignis a BC Province wide effort to raise awareness around prevention and early
intervention of eating disorders as well as media literacy, resiliency,
building healthy body image and self-esteem.  The initiative is led by
Jessie’s Legacy Eating Disorders Prevention Program at Family Services of the North Shore
in collaboration with Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre, Looking Glass
Foundation, St. Paul
’s Specialized Adult Eating Disorder Program, BC Children’s Hospital Eating
Disorders Program, Healthy Minds, Healthy Campuses and Project True.  PEDAW is launched
the first full week in February with activities and events taking place
throughout the year. 
Keep in touch for latest news via Social Media!
TWITTER: @loveourbodies

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