For Immediate Release
28 January 2011

Melissa Lamar
860.773.1407 (office)

Free Eating Disorders Screening at Tunxis


Tunxis Community College invites the community to an Eating Disorders Screening Day on February 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. in the Administration Building corridor in observance of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Feb. 20-26.

The screening will provide information on anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge eating disorder for those who are concerned they or a loved one may be struggling with an eating disorder. After filling out an assessment form, those participants who are interested may meet privately with a counselor. Resources and referral information will also be available. Nearly 10 million women and one million men in the United States are affected by an eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorders Association.

For more information, please call 860.773.1506, or email In the event of inclement weather, visit the Tunxis web site at Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington.