Disordered Eating Panel Discussion: Finding Help

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“Disordered Eating Panel Discussion: Finding Help,” is the fourth of five in the, “Don’t Call Me Crazy: MU Mental Health Initiative,” panel discussion series, which was held on February 21, 2019. This initiative is comprised of three major components: “Resiliency through Education;” which includes: panel discussions with mental health professionals and a research guide, “Resiliency through Art;” an art exhibition that featured works form MU students, faculty and staff, and community members, and “Resiliency through Community;” an extensive collection of campus, local, state, and national mental health resources. Libraries hold a unique position as places to hold civil conversations on challenging subjects as well as purveyors of credible information in which to frame those conversations. The panel discussions provide opportunities for these conversations by bring experts together to answer questions and dispel misinformation. “Disordered Eating Panel Discussion: Finding Help,” discusses topics such as: anorexia, childhood obesity, peer support, mental and behavioral comorbidity, barriers to treatment, early intervention, bariatric surgery, mental health acceptance, family education, West Virginia resources, emotional and trauma eating, causes of disordered eating, body dysmorphia, suicide, disordered eating in children.

Panelists include: Dr. Kelli Williams, Dr. Candace Layne, Dr. James Bailes, Dr. Kristina Bryant-Melvin, Brittany Chapman, Alicia Lewis Kiss and Tiffany Bowes. Moderator: Sabrina Thomas.

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Leah Tolliver and Michelle Alford helped Sabrina Thomas create questions for this panel, and Kacy Lovelace assisted with the technology setup.

For more information on this panel, including panelist bios, please see the Library Research Guide (LibGuide) here: https://libguides.marshall.edu/c.php?g=855986&p=6600808

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