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Free Recovery Webinar: Navigating the Path of Recovery this Holiday Season


Navigating the Path of Recovery this Holiday Season

December 19th - 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST - Register Here
December 19th - 6:00pm - 7:00pm EST - Register Here

The holiday season can be the "most wonderful time of the year," and it can also be the most worrisome and difficult for those struggling with and recovering from an eating disorder.

In this webinar, The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness CEO and recovery advocate, Johanna Kandel, along with Renfrew Alumna, Laurie Yurchuck, will discuss how to navigate the path to recovery during this holiday season and throughout the new year. At a time when it is customary to give to others, this webinar will address the importance of being self-considerate and setting boundaries, helpful tools in remaining present, and why being vulnerable may be the key to connection.

About the Presenter:

Johanna Kandel is the Founder and CEO of The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness and the author of Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder (Harlequin). She founded The Alliance after a 10 year battle with various eating disorders. Since founding The Alliance in October 2000, Johanna has brought information and awareness about eating disorders to more than 250,000 individuals nationally and internationally. In addition, she facilitates weekly support groups, mentors individuals with eating disorders and their families through their treatment and recovery, helps thousands of people to gain information and find the help they need, and is fierce advocate for eating disorders legislation on a state and national level. She is the Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for the Eating Disorders Coalition, a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders Advisory Board, and an Advisor to The Joint Commission Behavioral Health. She is an active participant in National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and has received many awards for her ongoing outreach and advocacy work, including the Jefferson Award for Public Service© and Harlequin Enterprises' More Than Words Award. Johanna has appeared on national television programs including NBC Nightly News and the TODAY show, and profiled in The New York Times, Glamour Magazine and Cosmopolitan.

For questions, please contact Jenna McCormick at 1-877-367-3383 or

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