The Body Project
The Body Project
Next Groups Starts in February
- Friday, February 13, 2015 and meets for 4 weeks ending on Friday, March 6, 2015.
- 10:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
- Health Services Center Conference Rooms (2nd Floor)
- Registration is required and you MUST attend all four sessions. Group is limited to 12 participants.
- Sessions build upon one another so attendance is very important for the groups efficacy and confidentiality.
The Body Project uses discussion and activities to explore the pressures to be thin, body image in the media, and how to decrease body negativity and increase body confidence. The group is facilitated by Maria Caplan, Nutrition Educator/Counselor.
What UNH Students Have Said About The Body Project...
- "This group was fun and supportive. It gave me a safe place to talk about issues that I just couldn't talk about with my friends."
- "I have started feeling better about the way I look....it's a work in progress but this group gave me the tools to start."
A Tailored Program for UNH Groups and Classrooms
We are available to present The Body Project to your group, class, Greek house or residence hall. The program focuses on the pressures college students may endure related to body image, eating concerns and the way in which mass media perpetuate these issues. Students will learn how to challenge media ideals, fat talk statements among peer groups, increase their confidence, and overall decrease their chances of obtaining an eating disorder.
- The tailored program is offered as a 90 minute, one time program
- The Body Project is an evidence-based program that is presented nationally at college campuses
- All genders welcome
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