Workshop 4: Communicating about eating disorders
9am – 4pm Crowne Plaza, Adelaide
Eating disorders are often poorly understood and underestimated in contemporary society. There are mistaken beliefs that eating disorders are about vanity, a dieting attempt gone wrong or an illness of choice. Eating disorders are also frequently believed to affect only adolescent girls. These attitudes contribute to stigma, stress and reluctance to seek help.
Communication related to eating disorders will require collaboration with current mental health and health organisations in Australia to begin to identify potential integration with eating disorders messaging.
In this practical workshop we will be exploring opportunities for complementary messaging, material, resources and campaigns across shared target audiences. This workshop is ideal for those working in a communications, marketing, media, online or social media role.