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Kentucky Passes First Eating Disorders Legislation
By Melissa Cahill, NEDA Volunteer

It all started with a letter. Early fall 2019, Ruby Jo Lubarsky, a grandmother, sent a letter to her State Senator, Julie Raque Adams. Ruby Jo shared her frustration about the limited treatment options in Kentucky, how inconsistent insurance coverage is for both inpatient and outpatient services, and in general how uneducated our society is regarding eating disorders. All Ruby Jo was trying to do was find the care her granddaughter desperately needed. But her letter struck a chord.

NEDA Public Policy Updates Winter/Spring2020
By Kerry Donohue, Public Policy Manager

ATTENTION EATING DISORDERS RESEARCHERS 

Call for proposals for eating disorders research through the Department of Defense. Pre-application deadlines are approaching!

NEDA Walks, but Make It Virtual!
By Bri Mullins, National Walks Senior Associate

NEDA Walks are inspirational, community-building events where passionate walkers raise money to fund eating disorders education, prevention, and support, as well as advocacy and research initiatives. They are a celebration of hope and strength, filled with body-positive activities, motivational guest speakers, and a short walk to symbolize unity in the fight against eating disorders.  

Virtual Support Group Options
By Christine Novak Micka and Simone Seitz

Organizations from across the country have joined together in partnership to advance the field of eating disorders and build a community of support and hope.  This collaboration has served one fundamental purpose: to provide a unified voice for the individuals and families we support.  Mobilized around our missions to advocate, to educate, and to heal, the NEDA Network is a community of eating disorders organizations connecting national, regional, and local communities with critical resources.   

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