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Press Releases

2016

January : A few days before the end of ANEB’s 9th fundraising campaign, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau announces her intention to participate in the Benefit Evening. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/8552

February : ANEB announces a positive balance after its 9th fundraising campaign. $275 000 was raised during the annual fundraising campaign, thanks to the amazing support of the public and ANEB’s financial partners. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/8599

August : The Mister ANEB cabaret event was back for a third consecutive year. The Mister Phoenix event took place on October 7th, 2016. Félix-Antoine Tremblay, founder of the event, continues supporting ANEB. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/8862

2015

January : ANEB writes an open letter in reaction to the Journal de Montréal’s article “Anorexique, elle déteste la nourriture depuis 35 ans” (Anorexic, she has hated food for 35 years). ANEB wanted to remind readers that eating disorders are serious mental illnesses which, if left untreated, can lead to death. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/7256

April : ANEB backs up France’s steps to convince the government to develop a national plan for the screening and care of people with eating disorders. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/7801

September : ANEB unveils the topic for the 9th fundraising campaign: Eating disorders claim too many victims: act now before it’s too late. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/8110

October : Maxim Roy teams up with ANEB as the spokeswoman for the 9th fundraising campaign. On October 15th 2015, ANEB announces her new role. Maxim Roy considers ANEB’s cause very important, since images of supposedly “perfect” bodies are ever-present in the media. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/8161

October : The National Initiative for Eating Disorders (NIED), ANEB and the Maison l’Éclaircie invite you to participate in the March Against Eating Disorders, also called the MOM March. The goal of the walk is to unite our voices in order to raise awareness, in the population at large as well as in various government bodies, about the importance of accessible, specialized services for eating disorder treatment. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/8281

October : Information on the newly extended hours of ANEB’s help and reference line. To read the French news release : http://anebquebec.com/pdf/communique/2015/augmentation_octobre2015.pdf

2014

January : ANEB and the Maison l’Éclaircie launch the first Eating Disorder Awareness Week. This province-wide awareness campaign invites people from the community, the public and the private sectors to unite in order to help the public learn about the causes and consequences of eating disorders. To read the French news release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/6039

April : After much fundraising and through the generosity of numerous donors, ANEB announces extended hours of its help and reference phone line. To read the French news release : http://anebquebec.com/pdf/communique/2014/aneb-communique-de-presse-augmentation-ligne-ecoute-avril2014.pdf

September : Thanks to the generosity of its donors and its fundraising efforts, ANEB announces extended hours for the help and reference phone line service, as well as an increase in frequency for the open support group. To read the French news release : http://anebquebec.com/pdf/communique/2014/aneb-augmentation-des-services-sept2014.pdf

November : Félix-Antoine Tremblay becomes ANEB’s male spokesperson. To read the French press release : http://tonik.ca/fr/communique/7104

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