Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Doris Smeltzer, MA, author @ Andrea’s Voice: Silenced by Bulimia & co-founder of Andrea’s Voice Foundation offers FREE eating disorders teleconference

December 14, 2009

For Immediate release

Contact: Shannon Cutts
Phone: 713-906-9888

Attention: Feature and Event Desks

Doris Smeltzer, MA, author of Andrea’s Voice: Silenced by Bulimia and co-founder of Andrea’s Voice Foundation presents a FREE eating disorders teleconference on “Finding Your Voice for Change” for MentorCONNECT

Internationally-recognized author, speaker, and eating disorders recovery advocate Doris Smeltzer, MA, will present a FREE teleconference on Wednesday, January 13th, at 8pm central time. All are welcome to attend. RSVP’s are required.

This event is sponsored by MentorCONNECT, the first global eating disorders mentoring organization. Based in Houston since its inception in September 2007, MentorCONNECT now has a presence in 32 USA states and 12 countries, and has sponsored free events featuring such notable authors and speakers as Miss America 2009 Kirsten Haglund, Jessica Setnick, Jenni Schaefer, Dr. Carolyn Becker, Dr. Kenneth Weiner, June Alexander, Thom Rutledge, and others.

Event Details:
To Register: Send an email with “RSVP for Doris” to
RSVP Deadline: January 13th at noon
For More Info: Contact MentorCONNECT at 713-906-9888 or
View Event Flyer: You may also view the event flyer online at

More About Doris: Doris Smeltzer, MA, is first and foremost a loving mom who lost her beautiful daughter, Andrea, to bulimia when Andrea was only nineteen years old. In the almost eleven years since Andrea’s passing, Doris has worked tirelessly to advocate for awareness and education of eating disorders through Andrea’s Voice Foundation, the non-profit organization she co-founded with her husband, Tom. She is a passionate advocate of Health at Every Size (HAES) and author of a moving book about Andrea’s struggles called Andrea’s Voice: Silenced by Bulimia. More recently she is developing an educational curriculum based upon her popular 14-week radio series, Savor Yourself…Beyond Skin Deep. For more information visit Doris and Tom at

More About MentorCONNECT:
MentorCONNECT is the first global online eating disorders mentoring community. Membership and all services are always free to members, and certain events are also opened up to the larger community. In addition to offering one-on-one mentoring matches, membership includes access to a password-protected, moderated, PRO-recovery community forum with two live weekly e-support groups and one Houston-based book study support group, periodic retreats and special events, a wide variety of online themed support groups, recovery blogs, personalized profile pages, the ability to upload photos / video / songs / artwork, and moderated chat / email services. To volunteer your services as a caring mentor, be matched with a mentor, or find general support, visit us at

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