Eating Disorder Advice From the Experts: What Parents and Youth Professionals Need to Know

Hosted by We Need to Talk, Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit, Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit

Health & Wellness

  • Thu, Feb 24, 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Online event


Join us for an important conversation with eating disorder experts, Dr. Jessica Van Huysse and Dr. Bernie Stoody, as we discuss the signs, symptoms and consequences of disordered eating, as well as when and how to intervene and connect youth to treatment. Parents and youth professionals will leave with practical information that can help save the life of a young person suffering from an eating disorder.

Our experts for the evening are:

Jessica Van Huysse, PhD, ABPP

University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry

Clinical Director of the Comprehensive Eating Disorders Program


V. Bernadene (Bernie) Stoody, MD, MSc

University of Michigan, Department of Pediatrics

Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine


We Need to Talk (WN2T) is a community-wide youth mental health initiative aimed at increasing awareness of mental illness, reducing stigmas and improving access to services. Developed by Jewish Detroit’s human service and engagement agencies, synagogues and temples, and youth serving organizations, WN2T is managed by Jewish Family Service with assistance from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.

Sponsors for this program are:

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

Jewish Women’s Foundation

How to participate

Online event

After registering, please check your email for your Registration Email. It contains the link to join the Livestream.

Organized By

Point of Contact

Julia Cohen