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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
    • Nutritional Considerations
    • Research Findings
    • Related Health/Medical Issues
    • Family Support
    • Navigating through insurance coverage


    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, NEDA, iaedp NY, 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 – Understanding EDs

    9:00 am:When does Disordered Eating become an Eating Disorder

    9:30 am: Recovery Talk Presenter

    9:45 am: What is Supposed to Take Place with Eating Disorder Therapy

    10:15 am: Recovery Talk Presenter

    10:30 am: Nutritional Considerations and Approaches from Onset to Recovery

    11:00 am:Recovery Talk Presenter

    11:15 am: The Reactive Mind of ED: Controlling Thoughts and Life

    12:00 Noon Lunch

    PART II – Some More Specifics with EDs

    1:00 pm: Body Image Distress, Distortions and Dysmorphia

    1:45 pm: Recovery Talk Presenter

    2:00 pm: Binge Eating vs. Emotional Eating vs. Overeating vs. Compulsive Eating

    2:30 pm: – Health, Medical Complexities and How to Work with Your Physicians

    15 Minute Break

    PART III – Important Considerations with EDs

    3:15 pm: Using Technology in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

    3:45 pm: Recovery Talk Presenter

    4:00 pm: Finding the Right Clinical Team and Paying for Treatment

    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! Past exhibitors included 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.