Campus Eating Disorder Awareness and Recovery Group (CEDAR)

A safe space to talk about food and body image.

Tired of struggling with food and body image? Come talk about it in a safe space. CEDAR is open to UArizona students seeking support, education, and community  to talk freely about eating disorders, disordered eating, and body image. We will look at evidence-based approaches for helping anyone  struggling with food, weight and/or body image concerns.

In this group, you will:

  • Build hope for breaking the cycle of disordered eating and body image concerns.
  • Explore what it means to be healthy.
  • Uncover the barriers to eating "normally."
  • Talk about how you really feel about food, your body, and yourself.
  • Learn ways to nourish your body and cultivate self-compassion.

Group Details 

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When: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm

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Jan Courtney and 
Lisa MacDonald

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Meeting Location: 

Zoom for the first 6 sessions, with the option to meet in person after that.


How to Join

Who can benefit from this group? 

Anyone who has been affected by cultural assumptions about weight and health.

Topics will include: 

  • Respect for people of all sizes. 
  • Critical awareness, compassionate self-care, and life-enhancing movement. 
  • We will look at social justice implications and develop practical tools to support a change in focus.