Do you have a loved one you suspect may have an eating disorder?
Would you like help, support or some advice from other carers and parents?
Eating Disorders Assoc NZ (EDANZ) offers parents and carers help. EDANZ was established by parents of people with eating disorders in New Zealand. We understand how challenging the illness is for the person and the family.
Listen to 'New Zealand joins global genetic study into Anorexia Nervosa' on Radio New Zealand: Cynthia Bulik is here to launch the New Zealand arm of the global genetic study into Anorexia Nervosa. The New Zealand study is hosted by the University of Otago, Christchurch. Professor Bulik is the Founding Director of the University of North Carolina Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders and Professor at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/20171974/new-zealand-joins-global-genetic-study-into-anorexia-nervosa
Emma's Victory over Anorexia:
Story on Stuff/Sunday Star Times about Edanz Chair Nicki Wilson and her daughter Emma, who has battled back from two years of anorexia. http://i.stuff.co.nz/national/health/67470236/emmas-victory-over-anorexia.
ANGI (Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative)
The largest and most rigorous genetic investigation of eating disorders ever conducted. Carried out in NZ in association with Otago university in Christchurch. NZers who have been diagnosed with AN at any time in their lives are being invited to participate. http://www.angi.nz
AT HOME WITH EATING DISORDERS MAY 2015.
Australia's second Conference for Families, Carers and Clinicians http://www.athomewitheatingdisorders.com/
Edanz interview on National Radio May 2014 http://http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/sunday/audio/2594631/dealing-with-eating-disorders
NZ Listener, August 2013 http://www.listener.co.nz/current-affairs/fear-of-food/
International FBT expert Prof James Lock answering questions at EDANZ March Family Evening
EDANZ HELPLINE: 0800 2 EDANZ
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