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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 24 – March 2, 2019

Presented by "The Western NY Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders (WNYCCCED)". All events are FREE to the community. All the awareness is priceless.

February 24

Killing Us Softly 4 - Advertising's Image of WomenKilling Us Softly 4 – Advertising’s Image of Women

The Little Theatre
240 East Avenue
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
View a documentary on advertising and the influence on personal image in society.  Open discussion panel after the show including marketing executives, recovering suffers parent/caregivers and medical professional.
Parking: Available behind and at the theatre/on street

February 27

Eating Disorder Community Support Meet & Greet

University of Rochester School of Nursing
Helen Wood Hall - Loretta C. Ford Educational Wing
255 Crittenden Boulevard
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Come and meet with professionals in an informal atmosphere to:

  • Gain an understanding of eating disorders and the treatments options
  • Learn about available support for sufferers and their caregivers
  • Understand the community supports available to provide comprehensive care

Parking: Validated parking available at the Saunders Research Visitor Parking Lot: 265 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY

March 2

Boulder Coffee Sip & Share

Boulder Coffee
100 Alexander Street
Rochester, NY 14620
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate recovery and bring awareness to eating disorders. Open mic to showcase musical and literary talents of folks in recovery.

Parking: Available at Boulder Coffee (off of Alexander Street)

Contact for Events

Jennifer Dry De Santo
Phone: 585-276-6102

Download Events Flyer

Directed out of the University of Rochester School of Nursing, the WNYCCCED is a partnership between the University of Rochester School of Nursing and the Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Program at Golisano Children’s Hospital. It is one of three legislatively mandated comprehensive care centers for eating disorders funded by the New York State Department of Health.​​​​​​​