February 26- March 4, 2018
NEDAwareness Week is dedicated to bringing the spotlight to the importance of healthy body images, the seriousness of eating disorders and improving public understanding of their causes, triggers and treatments nation-wide. By increasing awareness and access to resources, we can encourage early detection and intervention, which can improve the likelihood of full recovery for millions.
NEDA Week Clothing Drives
When: February 24-March 3
Get rid of any clothes that no longer make you happy and declutter your closet during NEDA (National Eating Disorder Awareness) Week. Throughout OKC and Edmond various yoga studios are taking donations for YWCA of OKC. Participating locations are:
*Evolve Fitness (2/24) *
Core Nutrition (2/26-3/3)
*Hidden Dragon Edmond (2/25-3/3)
NEDA Week Community Yoga Class
When: February 24th – Free Classes with Clothes Donation
Where: Evolve Fitness OKC
EMBRACE the Movie
Living Hope EDTC and OEDA will host a screening of the movie EMBRACE
When: Thursday March 1, 2018 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Where: Moore Warren Theater
Tulsa NEDA Walk
When: Sunday February 25, 2018 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Where: Southern Nazarene University
Professional Continuing Education:
Eating Disorders: What Every Therapist Needs to Know
When: Friday March 2, 2018 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Where: Norman Regional Educational Center
Host: Living Hope Eating Disorder Treatment Center
3.5 CEU’s pending approval from the Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health
Teen Board NEDA Week:
This year OEDA Teen Board members and other organizations around the state will be working with their local high schools to host awareness event.
High School Programming:
If you are a local high school and would like to host a panel of speakers, host a recovery speaker or awareness event please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday February 27, 2018: Edmond North High School- OEDA teen board members will host a recovery speaker at a school assembly.
Friday March 2, 2018: Mt. St. Mary’s High School- OEDA teen board members will host a recovery speaker at a school assembly.
Monday February 26, 2018
University of Central Oklahoma– 10:00 am-1:00 pm- Living Hope EDTC and OEDA will host an information table on campus.
Oklahoma City Community College- 10:00 am- 2:00 pm- Living Hope EDTC and OEDA will host an information table on campus.
Tuesday February 27, 2018
University of Central Oklahoma– 10:00 am – 2:00 pm- Southern Smash scale smashing event hosted by Living Hope EDTC
Oklahoma State University- 10:00 am-2:00 pm- OEDA and Laureate Treatment Center will host an information table in the Student Union
OU Goddard Health Center– 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm- Dr. Megan Scears will present an in-service on Medical Complications from Eating Disorders- hosted by Living Hope EDTC
Oklahoma State University-Tulsa- 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm- OEDA and Laureate Treatment Centers will host an information table in the North Hall.
University of Oklahoma– 7:00 pm-10:00 pm- EMBRACE Moving Screening in Student Union with educational panel to follow- Hosted by Living Hope EDTC
Oklahoma City University- 8:00pm- OEDA will host a recovery speaker together with Kappa Phi Sorority.
Wednesday February 28, 2018
University of Oklahoma-Tulsa– 10:00 am-2:00 pm- OEDA and Laureate Treatment Center will host an information table in the Founders Student Center.
University of Central Oklahoma- 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm- EMBRACE moving screening with educational panel to follow- Hosted by Living Hope EDTC
Thursday March 1, 2018
University of Central Oklahoma-3:00 pm- 4:00 pm- Mindful Eating Workshop- Hosted by Living Hope EDTC
If you are a local college or university and would like to host a panel of speakers, an awareness event or a screening please contact us at email@example.com
OKC Myriad Gardens Crystal Bridge will be lit in green and blue for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Thank you to everyone who is partnering with OEDA and helping make 2018 NEDA Week possible!
If you want to host a NEDA Week event in 2018 let us know.