Acadia Hospital Offers Free Open Mind Presentation February 24
Premiere of Celebrate Every Body educational video, and presentation on the 9 Truths about Eating Disorders
Bangor, Me – Acadia Hospital is pleased to offer an Open Mind presentation Wednesday, February 24, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Avenue. The session will feature the premiere of a short educational video entitled, Celebrate Every Body, as well as a presentation of the 9 Truths about Eating Disorders by Acadia Hospital Medical Director of Pediatric Inpatient Services, Mark Allen, MD.
Eating disorders have some of the highest mortality rates of any mental illness, yet with early intervention they are extremely treatable. Join us to watch a short educational video produced by WLBZ 2 with assistance from Acadia Hospital that features information and personal stories of local people living with an eating disorder, as well as information on the 9 Truths about Eating Disorders.
There will be informational handouts available at the event, as well as a brief overview of Acadia’s Outpatient Therapy Group for Eating Disorders.
Acadia is offering this special presentation in observance of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, February 21-27.
Please call 973-6131 to reserve your seat. Light refreshments will be provided.
Acadia Hospital is a fully accredited and licensed non-profit psychiatric hospital whose mission it is to empower people to improve their lives.