The Story of Samantha: A Story of Pain and Courage From Age 12 to 19 (Part 2)


The Story of Samantha: A Story of Pain and Courage from Age 12 to 19 (Part 2) – Part 2 of a presentation by Dr. Jacqueline Weiss—Psychiatric Medical Director, BC Childrens Hospital, Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for Children & Adolescents, presented at West Vancouver School District’s community forum on “Preventing Disordered Eating” on February 24, 2009.


Events focus on healthy self-image
The session provides a basic level of understanding of eating disorders, reasons someone may develop an eating disorder and tools for prevention. The workshop focuses on how to promote positive body image and self-esteem, while promoting optimal … Read more on Superior Telegram

Talking about mental health
Relaxing head, shoulder and neck massages for £5 were also on offer with proceeds going to several mental health charities such as the Charlie Waller Foundation, Papyrus (prevention of young teen suicide) and the eating disorder charity Succeed … Read more on The Boar