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Within Reach

Issue 9

In this issue

Welcome to HeretoHelp Within Reach! HeretoHelp Within Reach is a quarterly newsletter that highlights resources from HeretoHelp and the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information.

In this issue, learn about body image, self-esteem, and disordered eating resources from the BC Partners.

From the BC Partners

Online screening for body image and eating attitudes
This screening test asks about your body image and attitudes around food. You'll receive information and BC resources based on your results. You can even save the results to discuss with a health care provider.

Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Mental Health infosheet
Body image, self-esteem, and mental health all influence each other. Learn quick tips and take a short self-test to check in on your self-esteem.

Health and Wellness: A guide for parents and youth infosheet
This infosheet from Jessie's Legacy offers tips for parents to help build healthy eating habits—and recognize unhealthy beliefs or attitudes.

Media Literacy: A guide for parents and youth infosheet
Images and messaging in the media shapes what we think we "should" look like, even when ideals are unrealistic or unhealthy. This infosheet encourages parents and young people to ask questions and think more critically about images and messages in media.

Get to know: Jessie’s Legacy eating disorders prevention and awareness
Jessie's Legacy eating disorders prevention and awareness is a program of Family Services of the North Shore. They help young people, families, educators, and service providers in BC build resiliency skills and healthy body image, build healthier relationships with food, and find support for eating disorders. Find information and resources, learn about education events and campaigns, read personal stories, and check out the Open Hearts Honest Conversations podcast episodes on eating disorders.

Learn more

Kelty Eating Disorders
Learn more about eating disorders, treatments, and recovery. You can also find treatment programs around BC or connect with a Parent Peer Support worker for one-on-one help (virtually or in person) around navigating mental health systems, finding local help and support, finding good information, and connecting with other families.


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