Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association

Health Promotion Education Programs

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Record #: WIN0226 Last Modified: 22 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 24 May 2013
Location
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Address1500 Ouellette Ave, Ste100
Windsor, ON N8X 1K7
 
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AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Automatic entrance, Washroom
Bus Routes1A, 1C
IntersectionOuellette Ave and Shepherd St W
Contact Information
Office Phone519-969-2112
Fax519-969-0227
E-Mailinfo@bana.ca
Websitewww.bana.ca
Primary ContactMia Tannous, Health Promotion Manager; Email: mia@bana.ca
Description & Services
DescriptionEating disorders prevention and education program * non-threatening educational program * teaches children the importance of healthy self-esteem, healthy attitudes about eating and an acceptance of all body shapes and sizes in children, Body Based Harassment* program is also available in children's libraries, museums and community organizations which offer children's programming

Self-esteem and Body Image workshops: teaches young people to increase their confidence in their unique talents, abilities and interests * reduces their reliance on physical appearance as their main measure of self worth * discussion about healthy eating and media messages * grades 5-8

Sizing Up the Media: Decoding the Messages, a unique presentation that examines how the images of women in the media have left our population with feelings of negative body image, inadequacy and low self-esteem * through the use of visual aids, workshop encourages viewers to re-evaluate the images presented by the advertising industry and to take action against these toxic messages

Prevention workshops on Self-esteem, body image and health eating for grades 5-8
HoursMon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm
Areas ServedEssex County
EligibilityAges: 4 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
Prevention workshops: youth and young adults
ApplicationAppointment required
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish
Print MaterialResource library; Applebytes - quarterly newsletter; brochures; handouts
Established2003
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Federal - Ontario Trillium Foundation; Canada. Service Canada ; Donations ; Fees - Membership
Supplementary Info
Cross ReferenceHealth Promotion Education Programs
Service Level(50) Non Profit