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Anorexia and bulimia Quebec guarantees immediate, free professional support to people affected by eating disorders.

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Updated: Wednesday September 14th 2016

Félix-Antoine Tremblay Launches Mister ANEB: The Cabaret :: Friday October 7th

We are proud to announce that Félix-Antoine Tremblay, comedian and spokesman for ANEB, is preparing another Mister ANEB event. This will be the third year that ANEB hosts the much-anticipated fashion show, featuring the creations of the artist’s Quebec company, Monsieur Phoénix. Mister ANEB: The Cabaret will take place at Théâtre Plaza on Friday, October 7th at 8:00 PM.

During the course of the evening, the company, which makes bowties and other accessories right here in Quebec, will feature new items from its Fall/Winter collection. They will be presented by an incredible lineup of volunteer Quebec artists (of all ages and body types!) generously supporting the fight against eating disorders. Amongst the women featured will be Saskiat Thuot, Clodine Desrochers, Katherine Levac, Bianca Gervais, Julianne Côté, Marie-Soleil Dion, Valérie Chevalier, Debbie Lynch-White, Pénélope McQuade, Mariepier Morin and Vanessa Pilon. Participating male models will include Joël Legendre, Pier-Luc Funk, Alex Perron, Daniel Parent, Jean-Philippe Wauthier, François Imbeau-Dulac, Joey Scarpellino, Herby Moreau, Karl Walcott, Félix-Antoine Tremblay and Patrick Langlois.

Regular-priced tickets cost $85 and include the entrance fee for the evening, a Mister ANEB bowtie, three alcoholic drinks, and finger food. All funds raised during the evening will go to ANEB. A set of VIP tickets for a table of four costs $600 and includes four entrance fees, four Mister ANEB bowties, two bottles of sparkling wine Parès Balta private finger food service and an open bar.

Profits from the sales of Mister ANEB bowties will benefit ANEB and will be available for a year.

To buy tickets..

For more information, please see the press release (available in French only.

Next Chat session in FRENCH :: Tuesday September 27th 2016, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Next chat session :: Tuesday September 27th 2016
from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Register ahead of time (at 6:50pm), on the day of the session.

Please note that the chat session will be held in french.

Petition against weighing in schools

Recently, a girl suffering from an eating disorder who is currently in the recovery process (she prefers to remain anonymous) created an online petition against the weighing in physical education classes. Including ANEB, many associations who are specialised in eating disorders are adamant: group weighing does not belong in schools. The damage it can cause amongst young people (unhealthy eating behaviours, stigmatization and bullying related to weight) is way too serious.

For these reasons, ANEB supports this girl’s courageous gesture and wants to congratulate her for her initiative. We encourage you to sing the petition.

2016 Annual General Assembly: September 21st

ANEB is pleased to invite you to its annual general assembly, which will take place on next Wednesday, September 21st at 6:30 PM. The assembly will be held at the Ste-Justine University Hospital in Montreal, at 3175 Côte-Ste-Catherine, in the Justine-Lacoste-Beaubien amphitheatre – Floor A, Block 9.

We encourage you to contact ANEB at our help and reference line at 514-630-0907 (for Montreal residents) or toll free at 1-800-630-0907 (outside of Montreal) to register. You can also confirm your presence by e-mail at info@anebquebec.com.

A public event will follow the assembly at 8:00 PM. Keep checking our website or our info-letter in the next few weeks for more details about the event’s theme and guests.

Public and free event on September 21st , from 8 pm to 9 pm

ANEB is pleased to invite you to its public and free event on next September 21st, which will take place at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital, 3175 Chemin Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, in the Justine-Lacoste-Beaubien amphitheatre,
Level A, Block 9.

Dr Danielle Taddeo, Pediatrician and Chief of the adolescence medicine section in the pediatrics department at CHU Sainte-Justine

Birgit Ritzhaupt, Chief of the integrated services of first line mental health and social services, CIUSSS of the West Island

Josée Guérin, Nutritionist-Psychotherapist, Founder and President of the Clinique psychoalimentaire

For someone who suffers from an eating disorder, taking the first steps toward getting help can be very distressing. The unknown, the fear of their loved ones’ reaction, the perception that they have support or not, feelings of shame, fears regarding the services… these first steps toward care and treatment can seem insuperable.

In a discussion with the audience, the stakes and the challenges related to the therapeutic care of people touched by an eating disorder will be addressed, as well as the advances in research and in the methods that are used.

*Registration required. Please book your place at the following email address: info@anebquebec.com or by phone at 514-630-0907 (Montreal) or 1-800-630-0907 (toll free, elsewhere in Quebec).

Thanksgiving Holiday

Please note that due to the Thanksgiving Holiday on October 10th, 2016, the phone help line service and support groups will not be available

For the open support group meeting schedule, go to www.anebquebec.com, click on the “Our Services” tab in the left-hand menu, then go to “Open groups” on the right.

ANEB thanks you for your understanding.

ANEB is expanding!

ANEB Québec is currently developing a publicity committee to promote its services. The vast majority of our activities takes place in Montreal and the surrounding areas. A lack of specialised resources in eating disorders has increased our desire to expand our services across Quebec so as to achieve greater visibility and to help more people.

ANEB Quebec is looking for volunteers who would like to take part in this committee! More specifically, we’re looking for people to help out in Gatineau, the North Shore and Trois-Rivières. In order to publicise our organisation in these regions, volunteers will need to promote ANEB’s services by distributing promotional material (pamphlets, posters, cards, etc.) in different places, animating kiosks, and sharing useful information with professionals and many other people!>/

Your help would be greatly appreciated!

Are you interested in getting involved with the publicity committee?
Send us a cover letter and tell us your motivation for wanting to participate. You can join us...
By e-mail: alexandra.monteil_aneb@hotmail.com
By phone: 514-630-0907 (Montreal)
Toll free: 1-800-630-0907

Volunteers needed for document translation

ANEB is looking for volunteers to translate a wide range of documents, about 10 hours per month. Translation experience is required. To apply, or to learn more, please e-mail us at info@anebquebec.com. Thank you for your support!

ANEB services and recovery

ANEB is presently searching for individuals willing to testify about our different services and how they have impacted them throughout their recovery process.

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