F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum

Welcome to F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum. This is a free service provided for parents of those suffering from eating disorders. It is moderated by kind, experienced, parent caregivers trained to guide you in how to use the forum and how to find resources to help you support your family member. This forum is for parents of patients with all eating disorder diagnoses, all ages, around the world.

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The National eating disorders collaboration which is free for anyone to join is asking for people to have their say about how Eating disorder services should be designed at their annual members meeting. They are interested in viewpoints of all stakeholders including carers. 

Belinda Caldwell CEO of Eating Disorders Victoria will be speaking. She was on the Board of Directors at FEAST until 2019. 

In another thread we have all discussed that there are many areas of concern for how treatment happens in Australia. This is an opportunity, particularly for those in Melbourne to attend and get involved by attending the members meeting on 27th and 28th of February 2020. The members meeting does move around the country so is not always in the same state but does tend to be in capital cities. 

https://www.nedc.com.au/professional-development/nedc-members-meeting-2020/?fbclid=IwAR0KqqGRLJBYGvy83u44iUF5MjmFMyq-2Va9-fXM4aRJ3Ut91NTC0-HmeUQ
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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