National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. Eating Disorders Activists Are Changing Pennsylvania

    ... Also, the first eating disorder seminar, led by Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and the Department of Health occurred on the same ... parents of students from grades 5 to 12 with educational information on eating disorders. For some advocates, this was the fifth time ...

  2. Confidentiality and Legal Considerations for Parents, Friends and Employers

    ... can be a confusing experience. Learning the terminology and general principles of confidentiality can simplify the process, improving ... healthcare facilities or insurers, cannot share that medical information with anyone but the patient. A power of attorney (POA) ...

  3. 5 Ways Health Education Can Better Portray Living with an Eating Disorder

    ... 1. Stay up to date with eating disorder-related news. Information on eating disorders is constantly expanding. New research is being ... media representation disorders like BED and ARFID receive in general). These videos often end as the teen is first starting to accept their ...

  4. Letter to Your Principal

    ... harm.  Changes can also be made in the school’s general culture. An obsession with food, fitness, and weight should not be ... classrooms, and the gymnasium so that students can access information on their own. Participating in NEDA Awareness Week , the last ...

  5. Prevention

    ... prevention programs. Some of the major findings are: General Findings Prevention programs can alter knowledge, attitudes, ... is needed concerning prevention. We are particularly lacking information about prevention programs that work with children, with males, and ...

  6. Statistics & Research on Eating Disorders

    For more information, please contact [email protected] . ... eating disorders in the UK in 2000–2009: findings from the General Practice Research Database. BMJ Open, 3(5): e002646. doi: ... and the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in the general population. Obesity 2009;17(11)2033–2039  CO-OCCURRING ...

  7. LGBTQ+ Youth Deserve a Voice in the Fight Against Eating Disorders

    ... mental health in the LGBTQ+ community and provide critical information on the needs of LGBTQ+ youth that can be provided to health care ... for eating disorders in LGBTQ populations for more general information.  Thank you for your continued support in creating a ...

  8. Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

    ... such as drug abuse. Furthermore, just as with the general population, there are also individuals who unfortunately have suffered ... with the appropriate treatment team. For more information regarding eating disorders in the Orthodox Jewish community and ...

  9. Penn State Kicker Joey Julius Reveals Struggle with Binge Eating Disorder

    ... about one’s own body. For a full list of symptoms and more general information about BED, visit our Learn section .  We applaud Julius for ...

  10. Why Early Intervention for Eating Disorders is Essential

    ... eating disorders, as well as most mental health problems in general, indicates that early identification and treatment improves the speed ... for or may be experiencing eating disorders and to provide information about appropriate resources. Diagnosis of an eating disorder should ...

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