Linden Oaks, ANAD host Candlelight Vigil for eating disorders

June 09, 2016
Candlelight Vigil On May 16, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health and the National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders (ANAD) hosted the 13th annual Candlelight Vigil for those affected by eating disorders.

The event, with the theme “Planting Seeds of Hope,” was held in the Healing Garden at Linden Oaks Behavioral Health on the campus of Edward Hospital in Naperville.

More than 200 people attended the Vigil, which is held to motivate and encourage recovery, provide support for families, to commemorate those who have lost their lives and recognize those who have recovered and survived.

ANAD, founded in 1976, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and alleviation of eating disorders. For more information, visit www.anad.org or call (630) 577-1333.

The Linden Oaks Eating Disorders Program, designated a Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission, offers four levels of care with the latest techniques designed to help adults and adolescents recover from anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders. For more information, visit www.eehealth.org/services/behavioral-health/specialties/eating-disorders. For a free assessment, call the Linden Oaks Help Line at (630) 305-5027.