Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association

Site: Windsor - Ouellette Ave

Service: Eating Disorders and Health Promotion Education Programs

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-969-2112
Fax 519-969-0227
E-Mail info@bana.ca
Website www.bana.ca
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Primary Contact Stephanie Fenkanyn, Health Educator; Email: Stephani@bana.ca
Alternate Contact Marisa Casey; Email: marisa@bana.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Eating disorders prevention and education program 
* non-threatening educational program 
* teaches children the importance of healthy self-esteem, healthy attitudes about eating and an acceptance of all body shapes and sizes in children, Body Based Harassment 
* program is also available in children's libraries, museums and community organizations which offer children's programming 
Be Yourselfer’s Puppet Project 
This program consists of a puppet show, presented in video format.  
*Topics include: Bullying, body-based harassment, and nutrition. Topics are further reinforced through Q&A sessions and interactive educational activities. 
*Each puppet program (video and follow up activity) runs approximately 20-30 minutes in length. 
Self-esteem and Body Image workshops: 
* teaches young people to increase their confidence in their unique talents, abilities and interests 
* reduces their reliance on physical appearance as their main measure of self worth 
* discussion about healthy eating and media messages 
* grades 5-8 
Sizing Up the Media: 
* Decoding the Messages, a unique presentation that examines how the images of women in the media have left our population with feelings of negative body image, inadequacy and low self-esteem 
* through the use of visual aids, workshop encourages viewers to re-evaluate the images presented by the advertising industry and to take action against these toxic messages 
* Prevention workshops on Self-esteem, body image and health eating for grades 5-8; Workshops on Media Literacy for High schools, Post-secondary and adult groups Areas Served: Windsor and Essex
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County ; Lambton County
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Prevention workshops: youth and young adults
Application Appointment required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1983
Primary Executive Luciana Rosu Sieza, Executive Director; Email: luciana@bana.ca
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Erie St Clair LHIN ; Donations
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
1500 Ouellette Ave, Suite100
Windsor, ON N8X 1K7
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Shepherd St W
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Automatic Entrance
Other Details
Print Material Resource library; Applebytes - quarterly newsletter; brochures; handouts

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