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    The 2017 Long Island Conference on Eating Disorders
    SATURDAY, MAY 6th, 2017 – Hofstra University

    Student Center Theater Auditorium – Registration from 8am-9am. Free sign-up on this page!

     

     

    Eating Disorders Long Island

    A conference for patients, families, loved ones and professionals.

    Eating Disorders Long IslandBe a part of the regions’ most informative and professional conference with national speakers who specialize in eating disorder treatment. A day of education and information about eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, body dysmorphia and related conditions. Learn about the causes, complications and the treatments that are involved. Presenters will discuss the biological, medical, psychological and environmental factors that play a role in the onset and treatment of these life-threatening conditions. Also learn from patients in recovery who will share their experiences and offer hope and guidance through their personal stories.

     

    Topics to be Discussed

    • Anorexia Nervosa
    • Bulimia Nervosa
    • Binge Eating Disorder
    • Purging Disorder
    • Body Dysmorphia
    • Complusive Exercise
    • Research Findings
    • Related Health/Medical Issues
    • Family Support
    • Obtaining Insurance Coverage

    EXHIBITOR’S AREA

    Also, gain valuable information from our exhibitor’s areas. Last year’s exhibitors and sponsors included ED-180, Carolina House, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Silver Hill Hospital, UMC Princeton, Avalon Hills, Timberline Knolls, Balance Treatment Centers, Metro Behavioral Health, Rosewood Centers, Eating Recovery Center, Center for Discovery, Cambridge Eating Disorder Center, and Project HEAL.

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    Eating Disorders Long Island

    2017 Preliminary Conference Schedule

    8:00-9:00: Registration exhibitors, networking & coffee.

    PART I – The Psychology, Biology and Science of EDs

    9:00 am:Disordered Eating vs Eating Disorder: What’s the Difference (Silver Hill Hospital)

    9:30 am: Recovery Talk

    9:45 am: How an Eating Disorder Effects Health and Well-Being (Oliver-Pyatt)

    10:15 am: Recovery Talk

    10:30 am: The Facts and Myths of Eating Disorder Triggers: Unloading the Gun (Cambridge)

    11:00 am:Recovery Talk

    11:15 am: Changing the Brain: Discoveries and Treatment with EDs (ED-180)

    12:00 Noon Lunch

    PART II – All About Patients & Recovery

    1:00 pm: Mind, Body and Metabolism (Carolina House)

    1:45 pm: Recovery Talk

    2:00 pm: The Role of Nutrition when Treating and Recovering from an ED (Center for Discovery)

    2:30 pm: – Is Binge eating an addiction? (Metro Behavioral Health)

    15 Minute Break

    PART III – What to do Next

    3:15 pm: On the Frontier of Advancing Technology in the Treatment of Eating Disorders (Avalon)

    3:45 pm:Recovery Talk

    4:00 pm: Fighting for Your Rights: Insurance and Financing Treatment (Carolyn Wolf, Esq.)

    4:30 pm: Panel Discussion (All)

    *Conference schedule subject to last minute changes.

     

    EXPANDED EXHIBITORS AREA OPEN 8:30am-5pm for additional information and support from some of the very best centers in the U.S. including Avalon Hills, Cambridge ED Center, Center for Discovery, Carolina House, Silver Hill Hospital, ED-180 Treatment Programs, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Timberline Knolls, Balance Treatment Center, Metro Behavioral Health, Renfrew Centers, Rogers Memorial.