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EATING DISORDERS WEEK BEGINS FEB. 25

Old Dominion University's Office of Student Health Services will mark National Eating Disorders Awareness Week beginning Friday, Feb. 25, with the following events:

Feb. 25
Get Active Late Nighter
7 p.m., Health and Physical Education Building
Food, Fun and Games! Enjoy dodgeball, basketball, dance lessons, nutritional info sessions, raffle for fun prizes, and much more!
Sponsored by Student Services and Recreational Sports

Tuesday, March 1
"Get Real: Unmasking the Problem of Eating Disorders"
12:30-1:15 p.m., Richmond Room, Webb University Center
Informational session about the warning signs and symptoms of eating disorders. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and unmask the problem.
Facilitated by: Tammy Hatfield, counseling services

Thursday, March 3
Test Your Eating IQ!
11:30am-1:30 p.m., South Mall, Webb Center
Are your eating habits healthy? Find out at ODU's National Eating Disorder Screening Day. Free, anonymous screenings and information.
Sponsored by: Counseling Services and Student Health Services

"A Cake, A Rope, and a Scale: A Recipe for Destruction"
7 p.m., Chesapeake Room, Webb Center
On the day she turned 25, she decided to diet. What ensued following that decision was a lengthy struggle with her eating, her weight, her self-image and the life-threatening disorder known as Anorexia Nervosa. Join us as Kim Gorman recounts her personal story and shares insights that she has gained through her recovery process.

For more information, call 683-5927.

This article was posted on: February 23, 2005

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Telephone: 757-683-3114
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