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Policy Documents & Resources

Russell-Mayhew, S., McVey, G., Bardick, A., Ireland, A. Mental Health, Wellness, and Childhood Overweight/Obesity: A Complex Relationship. Literature Review (2012) View Report

Open Minds, Healthy Minds: Ontario's Comprehensive Mental Health and Addictions Strategy (2011) View Brochure (PDF)

Weight bias. Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. Weight Bias at Home, School, Practitioner Settings.

Curbing Childhood Obesity: A Federal, Provincial and Territorial Framework for Action to Promote Healthy Weights View Website

Obesity in Canada: A Joint Report from the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (2011) View Report

Plan d’action pour la mise en oeuvre 2010-2013 de la Charte pour une image corporelle saine et diversifiée

Stepping It Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada, Health Council of Canada, December 2010. View Report

Our Health Our Future: A National Dialogue on Healthy Weights View Website

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (OCDPA) launched a campaign called Make Ontario the Healthiest Province in Canada. Entitled Ontario not as helathy as other provinces across Canada, it includes a video news release that tells the healthiest province story. To learn more about the campaign visit:

Please refer to the reference list below to obtain up-to-date research articles related to the treatment of eating disorders.

Additional References & Resources

PDF of list of references for treatment and prevention (scientific articles) View References (PDF)

PDF of list of resources (videos, manualized programs) View Resources (PDF)