College Hope: Eating Disorder Treatment Resources for College and University Campuses
Creative ideas to build a successful Eating Disorder Awareness and Prevention Program on your campus!
College Hope is a national collegiate effort to promote Eating Disorder Awareness and Recovery on college campuses. In an effort to share ideas between schools and provide easily accessible resources for eating disorder treatment and information, we are gathering resources and counseling center information from different schools to publish here for students seeking help. We welcome your input and applaud your spirit of collaboration to support college students struggling with eating disorders!
- Share your school’s eating disorder resource information by Contacting Us
- We will publish all School resources on this page as a service to the college community (subject to approval before publishing).
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Eating Disorder Hope is Pro-Recovery and we invite you and your campus to join us in our efforts to promote online health, hope and healing among college eating disorder sufferers by joining our movement. More details at the Eating Disorder Hope Pro-Recovery Movement
Featured Article: Why are College Students Vulnerable to Eating Disorders?
Attending college is a wonderful opportunity for expanding your knowledge, meeting interesting new people and gaining cultural exposure. It is also a significant life transition period, often filled with anxiety, that can derail into eating disorders, addiction and other co-occurring issues. Learn why college students may be susceptible to anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder in this article.
Featured Article: College Hope as a Resource for Eating Disorder Recovery
At Eating Disorder Hope, we recognize the immense pressures that college student’s face and the need for resources on campus for students who are struggling with eating disorders.In an attempt to promote eating disorder awareness and recovery on college campuses, Eating Disorder Hope has created College Hope, which serves as an eating disorder treatment resource for college and university campuses. Learn more here.
Featured Article: College Life & Eating Disorder Recovery: How to Handle Meals in a Dorm Cafeteria
As you transition through new phases in life, you will learn how to adapt to changes in ways that protect your recovery. If you are a college student making the transition to school, you will find that this is one of the most intense time periods to sustain recovery through. Whether you are planning on eating your meals in the campus cafeteria, cooking for yourself, or a combination of both, there are several steps you can take to ensure the continued success of your recovery.
Speakers Bureau: Need an Interesting Speaker for Your College Campus Event or Sorority Function?
We’ve got you covered! Check out our outstanding list of eating disorder professionals who can provide engaging presentations for your event.
College Response – Mental Health Screening & Education Programs for Colleges
The CollegeResponse program, developed by Screening for Mental Health(SMH), promotes the prevention, early detection and treatment of prevalent, often under-diagnosed and treatable mental health disorders and alcohol problems.
For more than a decade, the program has offered affordable and practical risk management tools and information that educate, assess, and connect students with appropriate resources. Your campus health and counseling center has limited capacity. So how do you focus your resources on the students most at risk?
CollegeResponse Gives Your Students:
- The opportunity to self-screen for depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder, eating disorders, and alcohol use disorders
- Access to unlimited, anonymous online screenings and/or confidential screenings at in-person events
- Help-seeking tools
- Immediate results and referrals to your on-campus counseling and health center following completion of screening questionnaire
The F.R.E.E.D. Speaking Tour
On The F.R.E.E.D. Speaking Tour, Kathleen MacDonald shares her empowering story of overcoming a 16 year long battle with disordered eating, bulimia, anorexia, exercise bulimia, and body dislike. Her presentation offers an intimate look into the journey of recovering from these issues without glamorizing the horrendous efforts that she and so many others undertake in an attempt to achieve the “perfect body”.
Kathleen speaks practically, to dispel the oftentimes enigmatic perceptions of “eating disorders” and addresses the societal complacency of dieting and body dislike that ravages the lives of so many women and men on college campuses nationwide. She delivers a message of hope that it IS possible to truly love your body, as well as a message of urgency for a call to action to address eating and body image disorders at all levels of severity. Countless people have shared that as a result of hearing Kathleen’s story they have uncovered courage to seek help and healing from their own battles of body image and disordered eating issues. Kathleen’s presentations also address: media influence on bodies and self-esteem, signs and symptoms of eating and body image issues, exercise abuse, ways to help a friend or loved one who might be suffering, how to get help, eating disorder activism, and more.
To book F.R.E.E.D. at your school, or to learn more about the presentations: please call: 202.203.0999 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The F.R.E.E.D. Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating eating disorders.
The F.R.E.E.D. Foundation Mission Is:
- To provide individuals the financial support needed for the treatment of eating disorders.
- To provide public awareness and educational resources about the serious detriment of eating disorders.
- To advocate for the acknowledgment and acceptance of eating disorders as a serious and urgent disease.
Last Reviewed By: Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC on July 19, 2013
Page last updated: July 19, 2013
Published on EatingDisorderHope.com, Eating Disorder Resource
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