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Adolescent Eating Disorders: What Steps Can You Take? Wednesday — May 24, 2023 5:30 PM

Eating disorders affect more than 30 million people in the U.S. It’s a serious condition that impacts all genders, races, and ethnic groups, and it can negatively impact one’s health, emotions, and ability to function in all areas of life. Most eating disorders involve focusing too much on weight, body shape, and food, leading to dangerous eating behaviors that can harm the heart, digestive system, bones, teeth and mouth, and lead to other diseases.

The good news is that with proper treatment and early intervention, your child can return to healthier eating habits and reverse serious complications caused by eating disorders.

On Wednesday, May 24, please join our special guest, Erin C. Accurso, PhD, for a special seminar focused on adolescent eating disorders. This event will take place both in-person and virtually via zoom, and will start at 5:30pm. This event will be catered; light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

About the Speaker:

Erin C. Accurso, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UCSF, where she also serves as Clinical Director of the UCSF Eating Disorders Program. Her focus is on the treatment of eating disorders with the goal of improving access to evidencebased care for diverse youth with eating disorders.


San Rafael Community Center
Club Rooms 2 & 3
618 B. Street
San Rafael, CA 94901


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Additional Materials

Download Body Positive Resources
Download Caregiver Resources for EDs
Download Parent / Caregiver Report Sheet