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WSU Health and Wellness addresses eating disorders

WSU Health and Wellness Services will sponsor events from Feb. 23-27 as part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

An information table and clothing drive, “Don’t Fight your Genes, Just Change your Jeans!” will go on throughout the week in the Compton Union Building. Donations can be made from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and will go to Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse.

At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, in the CUB guest speaker Roberto Olivardia, co-author of “The Adonis Complex: The Secret Crisis of Male Body Obsession,” will present research and share the impact eating disorders have on males. At noon on Thursday, Feb. 26, in CUB 220 there will be a peer workshop on how to help someone with an eating disorder.

For more information, visit the Body Image Eating Disorders Prevention Program website at www.hws.wsu.edu/wellness/edpp.

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