Body Image Network



The Body Image Network (BIN) is a group of individuals and organizations committed to promoting a positive body image and supporting the acceptance of body diversity in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Body Image Network includes: academics, advocates, researchers, dietitians, social workers, counselors, psychologists, doctors, teachers, nurses and students. BIN strives to support healthy minds and healthy bodies through evidence- based education, research, information sharing, partnerships, policy, program support and development.

Their mission is to promote and support the value of body diversity.

The Body Image Network’s vision: Every Body matters.

Target Population:


Highlights of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Distribute current information to professionals and to the general public
  • Organize awareness events and speak in the media
  • Review, conduct and participate in research
  • Advocate for the inclusion and promotion of positive messages related to body image in the media, school and curricula
  • Increase awareness of issues surrounding weight-based stigmatization and body-based harassment.