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    The 2016 Long Island Conference on Eating Disorders
    SUNDAY, MAY 1st, 2016



    Eating Disorders Long IslandOn Saturday, April 30th, 2016 from 9am-12noon the Long Island Conference on Eating Disorders will also be holding two workshop morning programs: one for patients and families and the other workshop for treatment providers. Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.

    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


    Also, gain valuable information from our exhibitor’s areas. Last year’s exhibitors and sponsors included ED-180, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Avalon Hills, Timberline Knolls, Rosewood Centers, Eating Recovery Center, Sierra-Tucson, Center for Discovery, Cambridge Eating Disorder Center, and Project HEAL.

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    Eating Disorders Long Island

    2016 Preliminary Conference Schedule


    PART I – The Psychology, Biology and Science of EDs

    9:00 am: Disordered Eating vs Eating Disorder: What’s the Difference

    9:30 am:Recovery Talk

    9:45 am:How an Eating Disorder Effects Health and Well-Being

    10:15 am:Recovery Talk

    10:30 am:The Psychology of the Eating Disorder Mind

    10:45 am:Medical and Heath Complications of EDs (Dr. Joel Jahraus – Oliver-Pyatt Centers)

    11:00 am:Recovery Talk

    11:15 am:Want People Must Know About the Brain and EDs

    12:00 Noon Lunch

    PART II – All About Patients & Recovery

    1:00 pm:Distinguishing Binge Eating, Overeating, Compulsive Eating, and Emotional Eating.

    1:30 pm: Recovery Talk

    2:00 pmAddictive Type Patterns with Eating Disorders

    2:30 pm: The Role of Nutrition when Treating and Recovering from an ED

    15 Minute Break

    PART III – What to do Next

    2:45 pm:The Complexities of Temperament & Personality When treating ED

    3:15 pm:Recovery Talk

    3:45 pm:Fighting for Your Rights: Insurance and Financing Treatment

    4:15 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, Eating Recovery Center, ED-180 Treatment Programs, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Timberline Knolls, Monte Nido, Balance Treatment Center, Kantor & Kantor, Metro Behavioral Health, Renfrew Centers, Rogers Memorial.

    NEW! Treatment and Recovery Gallery in the exhibitors’ area features artwork and creative pieces from patients who have been working towards recovery. A unique perspective of eating disorders that gives further insight into the minds of those who fight the battle.