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RN discusses eating disorders

Registered nurse Cathy Robinson will share her family
Registered nurse Cathy Robinson will share her family's experience with getting treatment and support for her daughter's anxiety and eating disorder in a March 15 presentation.
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A mother talks about her family’s experience getting treatment and support for her daughter’s anxiety and eating disorder in Mental Illness: A Family’s Journey of Hope.

The speaker, Cathy Robinson, is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in nursing and is currently completing a doctoral degree in education. She is a nursing instructor at UBCO and is also a pediatric nurse with extensive experience in caring for adolescents with eating disorders. Robinson is the author of a book, A Melody of Hope: Surviving Your Daughter’s Eating Disorder.

The presentation takes place March 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Schubert Centre. It is free and no registration is required. The event is presented by Mental Illness Family Support Centre BC Schizophrenia Society — Vernon. For more information about eating disorders contact the North Okanagan Eating Disorders Program at 250-542-7111 or


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