Angela and Project True featured on the front page of the Vancouver Sun

Angela and Project true were honoured to be featured on the front page of the Vancouver Sun.

By |February 25th, 2015|0 Comments

True Recovery Grants Awarded

Thank you to everyone that applied for the True Recovery Grant. 
The Project True team recognizes the strength and courage it takes to reach out for support. Thanks to the generousity of our sponsors, three candidates have been awarded $2000 towards their treatment with eating disorder specialist Dr. Laird Birmingham.
The overwhelming response to the call for applications has […]

By |February 19th, 2015|0 Comments

#truerecovery

#TrueRecovery
Win one of three $2000 grants for a specialized eating disorder treatment program through our “Gift of True” Campaign

“Gift of True” Campaign is now closed
Thanks to our Sponsors

By |December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

In my chair — a makeup artists perspective on beauty: Eva DeVirgilis at TEDxRVAWomen

By |October 31st, 2014|0 Comments

New report shows a 42% increase in eating disorder admissions amongst 10- to 19-year-olds

A new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows hospitalizations for eating disorders increased dramatically among preteen and teenage girls in Canada between 2006 and 2013.
“From 2006–2007 to 2012–2013, the rate of females hospitalized in Canada for an eating disorder was stable — except among 10- to19-year-olds,” the institute said Thursday.
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By |September 16th, 2014|0 Comments

Project True has partnered with Trinity Salon and Spa

 

We wanted to let you know that Project True has partnered with Trinity Salon and Spa to get you feeling #BeUtiful for the warm weather ahead!
For the entire month of April Trinity Salon and Spa will be selling TRUE Mani and Pedi, as well as a True Facial with partial proceeds going directly towards Project True.
With […]

By |June 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Breaking the Silence

It’s been said that one of the most deadly symptoms of eating disorders is silence.

In the past three years, as I have stumbled along the path of recovery, I’ve thought a lot about that silence. About what causes it, what it takes to break it and what allows us to keep speaking out.

I was silent once.

In the grips of my own disorder, I was certain that saying the words “I have an eating disorder” would be the end of the world.

I was certain that my family would disown me, my friends would abandon me, my job would fire me and my boyfriend would run as far from me as possible.

What I didn’t prepare for, when I finally whispered those words aloud, was hope. […]

By |February 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

BC Place and Science World Turning Purple for PEDAW

On Friday February 7th BC Place and Science World will be lit in purple in support of the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness Campaign (PEDAW).

By |January 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Who are you wearing purple for?

Support PEDAW’s purple wristband campaign!
Contact pedaw@familyservices.bc.ca to get your bracelet and join the movement!
 

By |January 27th, 2014|0 Comments

TRUE Fashion Show September 26th, 2013

Media Release: TRUE Fashion Show September 26th, 2013

After receiving a number of comments about our TRUE Fashion show held on September 26th, 2013, we thought we would begin to not only break the silence around disordered eating but also look at beginning to change the modelling industry within Canada.
The industry in North America typically […]

By |January 21st, 2014|0 Comments