Men Get Eating Disorders Too National Conference 2017

Organisation: 
Men Get Eating Disorders Too
Start date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 09:00
End date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 17:00
Location: 
Brighthem Centre, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD
Cost: 
http://mengetedstoo.co.uk/conference/delegate-rates-booking
Description: 
Men Get Eating Disorders Too announce our second national second will be taking place on 17th November at the Brighthelm Centre in our home city of Brighton. The theme of the conference is ‘Exploring Body Dissatisfaction in Men and Improving Their Self-esteem.’ Speakers include introduction by Debbie Roche (Chairperson ‘In Waiting’), Natasha Devon MBE (C0-Founder of the Self-Esteem Team) as keynote, Dr Rob Willson (Therapist & Chair of The Body Dysmorphic Foundation),  Danny Bowman (Mental Health Campaigner for Parliament Street & Founder of Bowman Foundation),James Downs (Eating Disorder & Mental Health Advocate), Troy Roness (US Eating Disorders Advocate), Jenny Langley (Author of Boys Get Anorexia Too & Trainer for the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust), Maggie Morgan and Chris Podszus (Director of Communications & Stakeholder Engagement & Policy, Public Affairs and Research Officer at Fixers on Wellcome Trust funded ‘Feel Happy Fix) and Sam and Lynn Crilly (Author of Hope With Eating Disorders) introducing new schools film. Workshops so far include yoga and recovery by James Downs, Self-esteem and recovery by As You Are Centre and exercise and benefits of sport in recovery by Norweigian Sports of Sciences.Speakers include introduction by Debbie Roche (Chairperson ‘In Waiting’), Natasha Devon MBE (C0-Founder of the Self-Esteem Team) as keynote, Dr Rob Willson (Therapist & Chair of The Body Dysmorphic Foundation),  Danny Bowman (Mental Health Campaigner for Parliament Street & Founder of Bowman Foundation),James Downs (Eating Disorder & Mental Health Advocate), Troy Roness (US Eating Disorders Advocate), Jenny Langley (Author of Boys Get Anorexia Too & Trainer for the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust), Maggie Morgan and Chris Podszus (Director of Communications & Stakeholder Engagement & Policy, Public Affairs and Research Officer at Fixers on Wellcome Trust funded ‘Feel Happy Fix) and Sam and Lynn Crilly (Author of Hope With Eating Disorders) introducing new schools film. Workshops so far include yoga and recovery by James Downs, Self-esteem and recovery by As You Are Centre and exercise and benefits of sport in recovery by Norweigian Sports of Sciences. Hosted by our lovely Dave Chawner (Ambassador & comedian). In 2015 we held the first ever national conference dedicated to the subject of men with eating disorders. It was attended by other 70 delegates from across the UK. For more information please go to: http://mengetedstoo.co.uk/conference or email sam@mengetedstoo.co.uk
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