Binghamton University hosts eating disorders program


    Binghamton University’s Eating Awareness Committee will present “A Mother’s Perspective: Children and Eating Disorders,” by Mary Ellen Clausen, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, in the Susquehanna Room of the University Union.  The program is free and open to the public.

    Mary Ellen Clausen, founder and executive director of Ophelia’s Place, will provide a real-life perspective as the mother of two daughters with eating disorders.  Ophelia’s Place offers assistance to those suffering from an eating disorder, as well as help families understand and gain compassion for those who struggle with a disorder.
Clausen presents nationally to health and mental health professionals, educators, students, professional organizations and associations, and parent groups.

    The program is sponsored by the Eating Awareness Committee and Sodexo Campus Services at Binghamton University.

    The Eating Awareness Committee’s mission is to help students maintain balanced eating habits to foster a healthy lifestyle.

    For more information call Jennifer Wegmann at (607) 777-2821 or email

Last Updated: 9/17/13