National Eating Disorders Association

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers Named Co-Chair of National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus

Lara Gregorio

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC) will join congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) as co-chair of the National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus, the mission of which is to increase national awareness about eating disorders and support those who suffer by seeking to enhance prevention, facilitate therapeutic advances and improve access to treatment.

Cognizant of the fact that federal funding for such measures is limited in austere times, the caucus will emphasize coordination with private-sector organizations and initiatives.

To read more about this announcement, check out this press release. To invite your representative to join the National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus, visit NEDA's Action Center and request that they join.