Online event – Eating Distress North East (EDNE)

Online event – Eating Distress North East (EDNE)

Join us to hear from Maria Lavelle, Training Officer for EDNE (Eating Distress North East), who will talk about the early identification of eating disorders and how best to support those who have one. She will cover how to recognise signs, symptoms and potential triggers of an eating disorder; practical strategies for working with people with eating disorders; and increase your knowledge of local support services in Northumberland and the North East of England.

There will be a chance to ask questions.

Register now and we will send you a link to join closer to the event:

NIWE Eating Distress Service: Parent and Carers Training Day

Caring for a loved one with eating distress or disorder can be a very difficult role and very often the impact this can have on
Parents and Carers can be overlooked. This training day offers a safe environment to increase knowledge , improve skills for dealing with difficult situations and strengthen your own emotional resilience.

The day will comprise of three areas:
Eating Disorder Training
Delivered by Maria Lavelle (NIWE Training Officer)
Aim: To increase knowledge and understanding of Eating Disorders and strategies to be able to help sufferers.
Skills Based Caring
Delivered by Sue Hornsby (Retired Specialist Eating Disorder Therapist/Family Therapist)
Aim: To help carers develop skills and techniques to support their loved ones with the recovery process.
Mindfulness for Health & Well Being
Delivered by Louisa Taylor (Mindfulness Living Teacher)
Aim: To use mindfulness techniques to bring an improved sense of wellness in life for those supporting someone with an eating disorder.

Please book in advance by contacting Maria Lavelle: tel: 0191 221 0233 or email:

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