Date: Wednesday February 17th
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: UC 107
I Chose to Live: An Athlete’s Recovery
7–8:30 p.m. University Union, Potomac Lounge
Collegiate lacrosse player Patrick Bergstrom was sidelined by an eating disorder that almost took his life. He “chose to live” and now speaks nationally to college students, dispelling the myth that eating disorders only affect women. Come be inspired by this athlete’s message of hope.
University of Florida:
Time: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location: Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
Organization: Student Health Care Center
Event Type: Speaker
Description: This event will kick off National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Former Miss Florida and UF alumna Allison Kreiger and former college lacross player, Patrick Bergstrom will share their stories of battling and recovering from an eating disorder. This program will showcase that eating disorders have no boundaries across genders. This event is open to all UF students, faculty and staff.
California State University Long Beach
Guest Speaker: Patrick Bergstrom -
Eating disorder activist Patrick Bergstrom will be speaking about his experiences overcoming his eating disorder, how to help a friend in need and how we can work to battle eating disorders in the future.
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