About Us/ Resources

Our goal is to provide accurate information on nutrition, disordered eating, body image, and healthy weight management. We promote a healthy lifestyle and strive to challenge unfounded social norms.

Don’t Worry,

There’s Help.

  

Duke OnCampus EBIC (Eating and Body Image Concerns) Resources:

1. Medical evaluations – Duke Student Health – appointments available by calling 919-681-WELL, ask to be scheduled with Dr. Dev Sangvai.

 2. Nutritional counseling – Duke Student Health – Student Health dietitians can be reached at 919-681-WELL for an appointment with Toni Apadula, R.D. at the East Campus Wellness Clinic or Anna M. Lutz, MPH, R.D. at the Duke Student Health Center. Franca Alphin, MPH, R.D., 919-613-7486, takes new appointments by referral only and sees patients at the Wilson Recreation Center.

 3. CAPS – Counseling and Psychological Services – consultations, short-term psychotherapy and group therapy. Contact Stacie CAPS at 919-660-1000 for an appointment.

4. Information – Talk with a dietitian or health educator at Student Health or an ESTEEM peer educator. Ask for books, brochures, and educational packets on eating disorders, disordered eating, how to help a friend, and body image. Call 919-681-WELL and ask for a dietitian or health educator.

 5. ESTEEM – Educating Students To Eliminate Eating Misconceptions – A student led peer education group addressing eating and body image concerns through outreach. For more information contact Anna Lutz at 684-2757 or anna.lutz@duke.edu. ESTEEM is also available to help you plan a strategy for approaching a friend you think might be struggling.