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February 27, 2016
9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM CST

 “Finding Your Voice: How to Seek Help for Eating Disorders in College”

with special co-hosts: Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC, MEDA

 

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Join our non-profit partners in this important NEDAwareness Week discussion on how to best support college students struggling with eating disorders. Whether you are a student searching for resources or a faculty member interested in developing on-campus initiatives, we encourage you to get involved and share your thoughts with our community!


March 3, 2016
1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM PST / 12:00 PM CST

 “Body Image 101: Everything a College Student Needs to Know For Positive Body Image”

with special guest – Kirsten Haglund

 

Kirsten Haglund photoKirsten Haglund served as Miss America in 2008 and now is proud to be the Community Relations Specialist for Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center and an “Ambassador” for the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). As a television personality and commentator, she appears frequently on Fox News Channel, HLN, Fox Business Network, and Huff Post Live to comment on women’s health issues, celebrity culture, social issues, women’s empowerment and the millennial generation. She is an international speaker on women’s health and civic engagement, and has blogs featured regularly in industry journals, the Huffington Post and Forbes.com. She is also the Founder and President of the KirstenHaglund Foundation, which raises funds to provide treatment scholarships for families seeking recovery and freedom from disordered eating. Kirsten graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in Political Science and is currently based in New York City.

Timberline Knolls is a valued Partnering Sponsor of Eating Disorder Hope.


March 9, 2016
9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM CST

 “Trauma & Eating Disorders in Women”

with special guest – Kim McCallum, M.D. – Medical Director & Founder of McCallum Place

 

Dr McCallum headshotDr. McCallum is a psychiatrist, board certified in both child, adolescent, and in adult psychiatry. She is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA) and a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS) and remains an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Washington University. She received her Bachelor of Science from Brown University, her medical degree from Yale University, completed her adult training at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, and her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. McCallum is passionate about education, family support, research and advocacy. She serves on the board of directors of the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), the advisory board of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) and the Global Foundation of Eating Disorders (GFED). She has been an active member of the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED). Dr. McCallum is the co-founder of The Missouri Eating Disorders Association (MOEDA), a non-profit organization for family support and advocacy and a NEDA affiliate in St Louis.

 Dr. McCallum has developed several eating disorder treatment programs, including inpatient, partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs.

McCallum Place is a valued Partnering Sponsor of Eating Disorder Hope.


 

 Past Twitter Chats

  • Kim McCallum, M.D., “LGBT Community & Eating Disorders” – February 16, 2017
  • NEDA, Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC and MEDA, “Building New Year’s Resolutions That Support Recovery” – January 9, 2016
  • NEDA, Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC and MEDA, “Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Recovery” – November 14, 2016
  • Shannon Kopp, “The Healing Power of Animals in Eating Disorder Recovery” – October 17, 2016
  • Proud2Bme,  “Awareness to Action” – February 23, 2016
  • Pia Guerrero, founder and editor of AdiosBarbie.com,Adios Barbie” – November 20, 2015
  • Dr. Lorraine Platka-Bird of Center for Hope of the Sierras, Diabulimia” – August 27, 2015
  • Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani of ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders,  “Medical Complications of Anorexia” – May 21, 2015
  • Dr. Walter Kaye, Dr. Stephanie Knatz Peck & Dr. Roxanne Rockwell of the UCSD Eating Disorder Center, “Personality Trait Based Eating Disorder Research & Treatment” – May 7, 2015
  • Brian Cuban, “Eating Disorders, Body Image, and the Holidays”
    – November 20, 2014
  • Elyse Resch, “Bulimia and Nutrition: The Role of Intuitive Eating”
    – October 2014

 


 

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More About Joining the #EDHchat!

What Is a Tweet Chat?


A tweet chat is a live Twitter event or conversation focused around a specific topic at a set time. Think of it as a virtual meeting. A hashtag is used to filter the conversation.

What Is a Hash Tag?


A hashtag is a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound (#) sign. It is used to identify a specific topic or reference.

How Do You Participate?


To participate, all you do is tweet during the designated time using the conversation hashtag. You can also just read along in live time as the conversation is unfolding.

How to use TweetChat? (instructions from Tweetchat.com)

  1. Login to Twitter with your Twitter account. Signup with Twitter if you don’t have an Account.
  2. With your Twitter account already running, you will open up Twubs at: http://twubs.com/EDHchat. “Twubs” is the site you can login to and use during the chat. This site will allow you to participate and view the conversation.
  3. At the bottom of the page, click the Twitter badge that says “Log in with Twitter,” and then click “Authorize app” to allow Twubs to read/send your #EDHchat tweets.

 

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