Resources

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

-Lao-tzu

 

Kelty Mental Health Resource Center http://www.keltyeatingdisorders.ca/

Provides information about various mental health topics, recovery, and accessing resources (books, articles, videos, links to web sites) and community support (organizations, health resources, treatment).

 

AnxietyBC http://www.anxietybc.com/

Provides information and resources for youth and families about anxiety.

 

HereToHelp http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/

Provides information and resource information for a variety of issues related to mental health and substance use.

 

Note: There are other services not listed here that serve adolescents and adults experiencing diverse mental health challenges. If you’re interested in finding out more about these programs it may be helpful to contact your local health authority or a resource centre for more information.

 

Body Image Resources

Books about body image, eating, and emotional well-being:

Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway, by Susan Jeffers.

 

Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight, by Linda Bacon

 

The Diet Survivor’s Handbook: 60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance and Self-Care, by Judith Matz and Ellen Frankel

 

The Rules of “Normal” Eating: A Commonsense Approach for Dieters, Overeaters,

 

Undereaters, Emotional Eaters, and Everyone in Between, by Karen Koening

 

50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food, by Susan Albers

 

Web Sites that provide information and resources regarding body image, body acceptance, and eating disorders:

Association for Size Diversity and Health

https://www.sizediversityandhealth.org/

 

Learn about HAES, connect with HAES community and access resources.

National Eating Disorders Information Centre (NEDIC) http://www.nedic.ca/

 

Offer a national helpline.  Offer resources and information about eating disorders and weight pre-occupation.

 

Health At Every Size Friendly Professionals Directory  http://www.haescommunity.org/search_registry_results.php