Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Eating Disorder Services at Rogers Memorial sponsors art exhibit

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2010

As part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2010, Rogers Memorial Hospital is sponsoring an art exhibit at the inaugural NORMAL in Schools gala event on Saturday evening, February 27, 2010. The event will feature a dance celebration, silent auction and art gallery featuring multi-media artwork created by local artists, including patients in recovery. Tina Szada, MS, ATR-BC, an art therapist at the residential eating disorder center, will be displaying donated artwork from past patients at Rogers Memorial.

NORMAL in Schools is an organization dedicated to education about eating disorders. Ticket information and details about the evening’s events are available in a downloadable flier, or by visiting the organization’s Web site.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is Feb. 21 through 27, 2010.

Master’s-level art therapists help residents challenge their physical and emotional body image distortions.

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