Eating Distress media awareness conference

25 March 2004

The DIT Journalism Society is hosting a media awareness conference on Eating Disorders next Tuesday, March 30, in Aungier Street.  The conference aims to inform students about the complex issues that surround this very serious illness which can affect both men and women of any age.  The talk will be given by specialist guest speakers from The Marino Therapy Centre and Body Whys.  The speakers will discuss a wide variety of issues and will offer advice, support and information on eating disorders for sufferers, their friends and families.  They will also address the misrepresentation of the illness in the media and everyone is encouraged to attend what is sure to be a very open, informative and productive session.  The conference will take place between 1pm - 2pm and refreshments will be served afterwards.

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