For National Eating Disorders Awareness week @ TCNJ (February 25 – March 1), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Peer Educators will be hosting a number of programs to present how men and women are depicted in the media and raise awareness about eating disorders. (Co-sponsored by Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, Delta Phi Epsilon, Student Nurses Association, Psychology Club, W.I.L.L., TCNJ Dining Services, and Library)
Monday and Tuesday, February 25 and 26, 11 am-1 pm Student Center (first floor):
TCNJ Students will have the opportunity to share their opinions of what they think about the media’s portrayal of femininity and masculinity. TCNJ Dining Services registered dietitian will also provide information about healthy and mindful eating.
Wednesday, February 27, 7:30- 9:00 pm Library Auditorium
NEDAW Speaker: Whitney
Whitney, a former resident of the Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, will describe her struggle and inspirational recovery from Anorexia and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Thursday, February 28, 5- 7pm Library Auditorium, Film Screening: “Miss Representation”
This documentary reflects upon the media’s misrepresentations of women and the collective message that our women and men receive that a woman’s value and power lie in her youth, beauty, and sexuality, and not in her capacity as a leader.