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Men Get Eating Disorders Too: National Conference

November 17

£32 - £150

The great charity, Men Get Eating Disorders Too is holding its second annual national conference in the week of International Men’s Day. The full details can be found via http://mengetedstoo.co.uk/conference  and in the text below.

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We are pleased to announce our second national second will be taking place on 17th November in our home city of Brighton.

Programme

Initial speakers include introduction by Debbie Roche (Chairperson ‘In Waiting’), Natasha Devon MBE (C0-Founder of the Self-Esteem Team) as keynote, Dr Rob Wilson (Therapist & Chair of the Body Dysmorphia  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.

Hosted by our lovely Dave Chawner (Ambassador).

Other presenters and workshops will be announced in due course.

Theme

The theme of the conference is ‘Exploring Body Dissatisfaction in Men and Improving Their Self-esteem.’

Who should attend

Professionals from across all sectors are invited to attend the conference including:

• Counsellors                                                          • Physiotherapists
• Dieticians                                                             • Psychiatrists
• Family Therapists                                                • Psychologists
• Family Physicians                                                • Social workers
• Nurses                                                                 • Self help group facilitators
• General Practitioners                                          • Trainees
• Occupational Therapists                                     • Teachers
• Paediatricians                                                      • Youth workers
• Peer Supporters

The conference is also suitable for others in a supporting role including students volunteers and carers.

Venue

The venue is the Brighthelm Centre and address is North Rd, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1YD.

Booking & Enquiries

For more information, enquiries and to book your place please email sam@mengetedstoo.co.uk

Details

Date:
November 17
Cost:
£32 - £150
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Website:
http://mengetedstoo.co.uk/conference

Organizer

Men Get Eating Disorders Too
Website:
http://mengetedstoo.co.uk

Venue

The Brighton Centre
North Road
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1YD
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Website:
www.brightoncentre.co.uk