Life in Balance

Through this online art blog/gallery we can encourage, inspire and share hope with one another…We invite who you to share your “NAPS” (News, Art ,Poetry, Songs) or inspirations. Email if you would like to share inspirations. Please note we can not post advice with regards to nutrition and exercise.

Eating Disorder Funding in Alberta: A good start but still far to go

Leave a comment

The Alberta government has pledged $165,000 dollars over three years towards eating disorder treatment. Many see this as a sign that the province is taking the issue of eating disorders more seriously.

While this is clearly a step in the right direction, many people are still calling for a greater commitment to treating eating disorders. Wait lists for youth eating disorder programs are 16-18 weeks in length. Over this time, it is likely that people will deteriorate without the proper support.

People involved in advocacy around eating disorders remain cautiously optimistic. The funding is certainly a good start, but the province still has far to go before the issue of eating disorders is adequately addressed.

For more information, you can read the article at

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s