Video/Podcasts

Recovery from Anxiety and Food disorders

Listen: Download In June, 2011, Greg McHenry who runs the Roads to Recovery Program on94.7 The Pulse Radio in Geelong and district,  invited Reid Maxwell from Geelong’s Mood Support Group, and me along to discuss  A Girl Called Tim, my road through to the joys of ongoing recovery, and of the importance of early intervention.  The Geelong Mood Support Group is at 284 Latrobe Tce., Newtown, VIC 3220, or phone (03) 5222 5999.

Making waves on radio

Listen to Paula Konetjl and Hayden Miller, The Morning Crew on Geelong BayFM 93.9, interview June about eating disorders and the important messages in My Kid Is Back and A Girl Called Tim.

Geelong 93.9BayFM — Making waves in the fight against eating disorders

Genevieve Jacobs on 666 ABC Canberra in discussion with June Alexander about A Girl Called Tim:

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ABC Radio National, Bush Telegraph — A STORY OF PERSEVERANCE AND RECOVERY

The ‘bush telegraph’ is historically a most effective way of getting information out to all corners of Australia, and overseas too.  Listen to Michael Mackenzie interview June Alexander about her memoir, A Girl Called Tim, and read the transcript:

http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2011/03/bth_20110303_1142.mp3

http://www.abc.net.au/rn/bushtelegraph/stories/2011/3154034.htm

ABC Rural Bush Telegraph: See some pictures of June and the valley where she grew up.

GOING HOME

Listen to June talk about her life on the farm and and steps taken to survive anorexia and bulimia at a time when ‘these things just weren’t talked about’. The interview is with Cath McAloon, at the ABC Gippsland Sale studio.

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ABC Sale Feb2011 PT 2 AIR

NEVER GIVE UP HOPE

If you have an eating disorder in your family, or in your circle of friends, you will feel empowered by Maudsley ParentsNational Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2011: A Message for Families

A MENTOR OR RECOVERY GUIDE CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE

SHANNON CUTTS OF MentorCONNECT INTERVIEWS JUNE:

Doesn’t matter how long the journey takes, so long as you keep heading towards the destination

“IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT IT”

Everyone whose life has been touched and is being touched by an eating disorder will benefit from watching the video presentations put together by US-based Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Comprehensive Eating Disorders Program.

To watch the video presentations go to: “It’s Time to Talk About It” at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford (LPCH) web site.

What does real RECOVERY look like?

The National Eating Disorders Association and the PBS program This Emotional Life have co-produced a webinar on eating disorder recovery.  The webinar, which runs for 60 minutes, is hosted by NEDA CEO Lynn Grefe and features helpful discussion with both males and females with eating disorder experience, together with professionals, on the definition of RECOVERY.  There is also interesting discussion on prevention of eating disorders.

To listen to and watch this discussion, go to: Recovery from an Eating Disorder: What Does Real Recovery Look Like? from NEDA on Vimeo.

Learn more about Family-Based Treatment

Video links and articles from Maudsley Parents

 

LAURA COLLINS from June Alexander on Vimeo.

 

Family-Based Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa from Maudsley Parents on Vimeo.

 

You are not alone – reach out for help and support
Wherever you are, please know that you are not alone in your struggle with an eating disorder. The bravest step you can take is to reach out for help. While in London for the inaugural National Family Network Day organized by the UK’s largest non-profit eating disorder association, BEAT, I spoke with two women whose organizations offer online support to families around the world every day.
They are BEAT chief executive Susan Ringwood of b-eat (left)and Laura Collins (right), eating disorder parent activist and executive director of F.E.A.S.T.

 

Interview with Susan Ringwood from June Alexander on Vimeo.