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NEDA Policy Survey Results Are In, and We’re Listening!
By Joslyn Smith, Director of Public Policy & Community Relations

Editor's Note: CW-This post includes the mention of specific eating disorders thoughts/behaviors.

 

Over the last few months, NEDA’s policy team asked our community to answer two surveys to help us in our efforts to better serve those with eating disorders. You did not disappoint! We were pleasantly surprised by how many of you took the time to offer thoughts, and we wanted to recap what we learned and how we can use your responses in our public policy work.

NEDA & Yoga and Body Image Coalition Announce Third Roundtable
By NEDA Staff

This roundtable discussion series is a collaboration between NEDA and the Yoga and Body Image Coalition 

NEDA and the Yoga and Body Image Coalition are excited to announce the third roundtable in our collaborative roundtable series, Growing & Thriving Together: A Roundtable Series on Diversity, Inclusivity & Accessibility in Yoga and Fitness Spaces. While the roundtables are open for anyone to view, this series is especially geared toward yoga and fitness instructors.   

Why I Smash Stigma
By Jocelyn Resnick

I started believing that I was broken and unworthy as an infant. I wasn't thin enough, I wasn't smart enough, I wasn't attractive enough, I just wasn't enough, period. I developed a full-blown eating disorder when I was 14 years old.  

For most of my life, I let a cold, black and white metal scale dictate my worth. I stepped on and off of the scale throughout my childhood, my adolescence, and my early adulthood. I let an ambiguous number dictate how I felt about myself.   

NEDA Offers Funding to NEDA Network Members!
By Carly Andrade, Partnerships Associate

For the first year ever, NEDA was able to offer grant funding to members of the NEDA Network.  The NEDA Network is a partnership between NEDA and other mission-aligned organizations dedicated to advancing the field of eating disorders and building a community of support and hope.