Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Free "ED 101" film now available

ED 101 is a free 30-minute film that explores the four types of eating disorders through expert interviews, family testimonials and special performances by American Idol Season 4 finalist, Natalie Weiss, Tony award-nominated actor Robin de Jesus and Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominated actress, Kerry Butler.

The fact-filled piece features interviews with eating disorder experts, such as Dr. Kim Dennis of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, Lynn Grefe (CEO, NEDA) and Chevese Turner (CEO, BEDA), as well as hopeful stories from those in recovery. The project is the result of five years of research and is a collaborative distribution effort between more than 15 nonprofit organizations; including, ANAD, BEDA, EDAN, FED UP INC, LETS Educational Foundation, NAMED, NEDA and many others.

Sponsored by Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, the release of ED 101 will be available in TWO formats. First as an online film, then in DVD. Either version comes with informational materials and helpful handouts to lead your own effective discussion panel after the film. Learn about eating disorders with this powerful FREE film...
                                                                         View ED 101 Now

Deep feelings that are difficult to express can often be shared and acknowledged through the arts. This form of expression offers a window to the inner workings of the heart and soul of an eating disorder sufferer. Many find artistic expression through dance, music, film, painting, drawing, sculpture and theatre to be useful in eating disorder treatment and recovery.  View more Artistic Expressions on Eating Disorders

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