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CRUCIAL CONNECTIONS: MENTAL HEALTH & PHYSICAL HEALTH

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Eating Disorders, Diet and The Gut

Outline: 3 hour class – Nov. 9, 2019, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Artspace, 140 W. 3rd St., Loveland CO 80537 

30 Minutes:

  • Introduction to Eating Disorders: Lindsay Adler, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, explains Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge-Eating Disorder, ARFID (Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intact Disorder) and OFSED (Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder), symptoms of disordered eating and exercising behaviors, risks and contributing factors, treatment and prevention.

10 Minute Break – enjoy yoga stress reduction exercises led by Lindsay Adler or walk outside

30 Minutes:

  • Diet: Kerry Duncan, MS RD, a Registered Dietitian and the owner of Mindful Nutrition Therapy, LLC., discusses how eating disorders harm our bodies, and how Cognitive-Behavorial Therapy, Nutrition Education/ Therapy, and other approaches can replace eating disorder thoughts/behaviors with solid  nutrition information and appropriate coping behaviors.  Learn problem-solving strategies and nutrition goal setting to achieve balance in your life.

10 Minute Break – enjoy yoga stress reduction exercises led by Lindsay Adler or walk outside

1 hour, 15 minutes:               

  • The Gut: Jennifer Hellier, PhD., the Assistant Director, Pre-Health Advising and Teaching Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences at University of Denver, provides an overview of the gastro-intestinal tract, the digestive system which includes the mouth, stomach, and small and large intestines.
  • ANATOMY IN CLAY® Hands-on activity – building the digestive system in clay on the Torziken® Model

For more information and to register, contact Mary Bahus-Meyer: 800.950.5025 | 720.570. 7820 | MaryB@anatomyinclaycenters.org

10 Minutes:

  • Personal story – Cheryl Mlcoch, Founder and Executive Director of CLEAR Lighthouse holistic mental health center, shares how a healthy diet helped her healing process.

15 Minutes:

  • Question & Answer period, sharing of community resources, distribution of handouts, and

networking.  Mental Health Colorado is providing School Mental Health Toolkit booklets gratis.

Details

Date:
November 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue

Artspace
140 W. 3rd St
Loveland, CO 80537