Eating Disorders Awareness Week: February 27 - March 5, 2023

Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) is an annual campaign to educate the public about the realities of eating disorders and to provide hope, support, and visibility to individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023 is taking place Monday, February 27 - Sunday, March 5 .

This Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW), we celebrate Strength through Experience and Knowledge by recognizing that It's Time for Change alongside other mission-aligned organizations. #EDAW 2023 is an opportunity to center on lived experiences and eating disorder education, which are essential catalysts for awareness and change. (from the NEDA website)

Resources for #EDAW

SWC Resources

  • Compassionate Body Scan - Bring loving awareness to the body from head-to-toe in this 25-minute guided relaxation.  When practiced regularly, this practice can help you reframe old negative thinking patterns to more positive and helpful outlooks. 
  • Love Your Body Flow (in place of our regularly scheduled Yoga Flow class) Tuesday, February 28th.  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. This all-levels practice creates a safe space for you to honor, appreciate, and love your body. Class will start with a dedication to all those who have, or are presently, struggling with disordered eating. We'll then move into an empowering flow complete with Cat/Cow, Warrior Poses, Tree Pose and gentle backbends to help us embrace, and be reminded of, our bodies innate ability to be both tender and strong. Class will conclude with a Body Appreciation guided relaxation. All bodies are welcome.  No experience necessary. 


Seeking Treatment

  • If you think you might be struggling with disordered eating or know someone who is, please contact the Dartmouth College Health Service. To schedule an appointment with the dietician or a medical provider in the Primary Care Department, call 603-646-9401. To schedule a counseling appointment, please call 603-646-9442. The Nutritional Wellness team is comprised of Dartmouth College dietitians, medical providers, athletic trainers and counselors working together to provide integrated support for students. 
  • National Eating Disorder Association - Contact the Helpline - (800) 931-2237 (text or call).  Online Chat available as well. 
  • MEDA is a non-profit group that serves New England, and their page has a wealth of information that provides support for people with disordered eating and their families.

Other Resources