Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association

Site: Windsor - Ouellette Ave

Service: Eating Disorders and Health Promotion Education Programs

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Record #: WIN0226 Last Modified: 26 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 12 May 2014
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
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameBulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established2003
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Erie St Clair LHIN ; Donations
Description and Service Details
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; Workshops on Media Literacy for High schools, Post-secondary and adult groups
HoursMon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm
Areas ServedEssex County
EligibilityAges: 4 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
Prevention workshops: youth and young adults
ApplicationAppointment required
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Address & Map
1500 Ouellette Ave, Ste100
Windsor, ON N8X 1K7
 
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IntersectionOuellette Ave and Shepherd St W
Bus RoutesTransway 1A ; Transway 1C
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Automatic entrance, Washroom
Other Details
Print MaterialResource library; Applebytes - quarterly newsletter; brochures; handouts