USA 2018 Gregory Rocco 92min
May 14 (Thursday) – May 20 (Wednesday)
Free Live Q&A
May 20 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm PDT
The Frames of Mind Mental Health Film Series presents a free virtual screening of the beautifully raw film Stretch Marks, online at The Cinematheque May 14–20. Plus, live post-screening Zoom Q&A on May 20 at 7:30 pm PDT.
Director Gregory Rocco and actor John Larkin will be joined by Dr. Josie Geller, Director of Research in the Eating Disorders Program at St. Paul’s Hospital, and Ali Eberhardt, Registered Dietitian in the Eating Disorders Program at St. Paul’s Hospital and co-host of the “Let Us Eat Cake” podcast.
Moderated by Dr. Harry Karlinsky, Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia.
Free Virtual Screening
Register for your free virtual ticket, which will include the password required to stream the film and a link to the live Zoom Q&A. This program is free to watch. (Donations gratefully accepted.)
Thank you all to those who participated. The following resources were shared from the Webinar by Dr. Josie Geller.
THE NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS INFORMATION CENTRE (NEDIC):
- NEDIC offers online chat support and telephone crisis lines, with extended hours, to individuals and support systems across Canada who may be struggling with an eating disorder. As well, they continually enhance their educational resources and tool kits for those impacted by an eating disorder.
- For more information on all available resources, tools, and crisis chat/phone support, visit https://nedic.ca/.
NUTRITION RESOURCES: Let Us Eat Cake Podcast
- This podcast is produced and co-hosted by two of the PATSED Program’s Registered Dietitians, Ali Eberhardt and Hannah Robinson.
- For more information and to listen, go to: https://eatcakepod.home.blog/.
- Have questions about food, nutrition and eating during this time? Submit your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org to have them answered on an upcoming episode!
LOOKING GLASS FOUNDATION (LGF):
- LGF continues to expand their virtual supports and resources for those struggling with an eating disorder. Programs include:
- Online Peer Support, where individuals can join supportive chat groups at six times per week. The schedule is available at https://www.lookingglassbc.com/online-peer-support.
- Personal Recovery Space, where participants can confidentially share experiences, challenges, or questions, and receive responses and support from trained LGF volunteers. See here for details: https://www.lookingglassbc.com/personal-recovery-space/.
- COVID-19 resources and blogs available at https://www.lookingglassbc.com/covid-19-resources.
- For further information, phone 604-314-0548 or email email@example.com.
@covid19eatingsupport Instagram Page
- This account is an initiative of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). Health at Every Size (HAES)®-based clinicians offer daily, live meal/snack supports every 2 hours beginning at 5am PST on the Instagram page: @covid19eatingsupport.
- Body Image and Eating Disorders: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/mental-health-support-in-bc/body-image-and-eating-disorders
- Canadian Mental Health Association – BC Division: https://cmha.bc.ca/documents/eating-disorders-3/
- Jessie’s Legacy (Eating disorders prevention and awareness): https://jessieslegacy.com/
- Kelty Mental Health – Eating Disorders: https://keltyeatingdisorders.ca/
- National Initiative for Eating Disorders: https://nied.ca/