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CONTACT: KERI NEBLETT
Women's Resource and Action Center
130 N. Madison St.
(319) 335-1486
CONTACT: MARY ABBOUD-KAMPS
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0058; fax (319) 384-0024
email:  mary-abboud-kamps@uiowa.edu

Release: Oct. 12, 1999

Eating Disorder support group offered at Women's Center Oct. 18

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A support group to help women with eating disorders is being offered at the University of Iowa Women's Resource and Action Center beginning Monday, Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The group is also open to women who have experienced eating disorders in the past.

The six-week "Eating Disorder Support Group" will help participants gain better awareness of themselves and will help them take the first steps towards recovery or to prevent relapses.

All information discussed in the support group will remain confidential. Please call the Women's Center at 335-1486 to register for the support group or to arrange for accommodations or child care.