Eating Disorder Information (the basics)
Eating Disorder Resources (for individuals & families)
Eating Disorder Information & Resources (for primary care & other clinicians)
Resources for clinicians
SCOFF Questionnaire - a simple assessment that can be used to determine the possible presence of an eating disorder or disordered eating. Further assessment is recommended.
Diagnostic & Statistical Manual (5th edition) - current diagnostic criteria for eating disorders.
Eating Disorder Toolkit for Primary Care Practitioners - developed by the Provincial Adult Tertiary Eating Disorders Program (at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver).
Providence Health’s Emergency Room Guidelines for Eating Disorders in Adults. (Please note that this guideline is very limited and focuses primarily on BMI in eating disorder patients. Eating disorders are mental health disorders, not weight disorders.)
Island Health Regional Eating Disorder Liaison - can assist in finding treatment options for patients and providing information for clincians.
Please contact Crystal Frost (phone: 250-519-7700 ext. 17117, e-mail: Crystal.Frost@viha.ca)
Island Health adult eating disorder psychiatrist - provides in-person & tele-health consultation.
Tele-health consultation - phone: 1-250-370-8199
In-person referral in Victoria is through the South Island Eating Eating Disorder Program - phone: 250-370-0000
Vancouver Island Voices for Eating Disorders Resource Pamphlets (downloadable).
Balanced View - online learning resource designed to raise awareness about weight bias and stigma in health care and to help health care professionals reduce weight bias and stigma in practice.
Kelty Mental Health - information & resources on various mental health issues including eating disorders
B.C. Centres for Excellence in Eating Disorders - subscribe to their newsletter for regular updates on new research & available resources.