Managing and Preventing Serious Mental Illness & Eating Disorders in Schools.
Funded by United Way of the Piedmont, this evidence-based* program be taken by educators, coaches, or school clinicians who are interested in learning how to manage serious mental illness in schools, including updated facts and research about the 6 types of eating disorders, obesity prevention and co-morbid conditions. The live workshop is led by a certified Mental Fitness facilitator and contains documentary film footage featuring national researchers from multiple backgrounds as well as interviews with individuals, families, and even performances by Broadway and American Idol stars.
This program is now a part of our 4 hour symposium tour in schools in collaboration with The Forrester Center for Behavioral Health and the SC Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative out of the Department of Mental Health in Columbia.
To schedule the program in your school, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Anderson, C., Holody, K., Flynn, M., Hussa-Farrell, R. (2017). An exploratory evaluation of the feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of the Mental Fitness disordered eating prevention program in schools. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 2017-03-01T02:26:13Z