Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013
Center for Discovery, a national leader in residential eating disorder treatment, has announced it will host "Eating Disorder Recovery is Possible," a free support and education event for family and friends of individuals dealing with eating disorders. The event will include educational presentations by Dr. Adrianne Altman from Center for Discovery and Dr. Yolanda Evans of Seattle Children’s Hospital as well as Pepper Snider who will share her story of recovery.
This event is meant to provide critical education and support to the families and friends of individuals affected by eating disorders. Dr. Adrianne Altman of Center for Discovery and Dr. Yolanda Evans of Seattle Children's Hospital will conduct the educational segment of the event which will include information on eating disorders, treatment options, and the other resources that are available to help and support those who are struggling. In addition, Pepper Snider, who has struggled with anorexia, alcoholism and the loss of her father to cancer, will share her family’s experiences as Pepper battled an eating disorder, entered treatment and began the journey into recovery. Pepper has found purpose in sharing her story of recovery with others and spreading recovery messages throughout the community. There will be time for questions and answers at the conclusion of the presentations. The event will be held Tuesday, September 17th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at HopeSparks in Tacoma, Washington.
About Center for Discovery
Center for Discovery is a nationally recognized leader in residential eating disorder treatment. With residential eating disorder treatment programs throughout Washington, California and the United States, Center for Discovery provides clinically sophisticated treatment to assist clients in learning the indispensable, practical skills necessary for lasting change and long term recovery. Each Center for Discovery location provides specialized residential eating disorder treatment for adult women or adolescents and teens. Center for Discovery locations are fully licensed by the state and JCAHO accredited.
For more information about this event, or Center for Discovery eating disorder treatment programs, please contact Alexia Mowry at 562-881-9886 or corporatenews(at)centerfordiscovery(dot)com or visit http://www.centerfordiscovery.com.
Who: Pepper Snider and her mom, Dr. Adrianne Altman, Dr. Yolanda Evans
What: Eating Disorder Support and Education Event
When: Tuesday, September 17th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: HopeSparks, 6424 N. 9th St. Tacoma, WA 98406