National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. Dear Melody: How Can I Talk to My Child About Their Eating Disorder?

    ... dietitians, are commenting on what they aren’t doing well. Find anything that you can observe that is a healthy choice for them (depending ... treatment, it is the whole family system, which may serve to help them feel both supported and less identified as the “problem,” which ...

  2. How I Became an Advocate for Eating Disorder Legislation in Ohio

    ... to us about them? Why did many friends of mine not get help until later in life? Something has to change. So, when I started interning ... to get this legislation introduced, I conducted research to find a legislative sponsor who would introduce it. I reached out to a few ...

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

    ... any population. It is important that students are able to find content that displays people like themselves, whether it be people of ... the teen is first starting to accept their illness and seek help, which miss the opportunity to tell the stories of those in recovery and ...

  4. Finding Light in The Darkness

    ... made fun of by my peers. My mother thought that she would help me by putting me on that first diet. I lost a significant amount of weight ... it that I didn't even know who I was, I didn't want to find out. December 29th of 2010 I became very ill. My husband took me to the ...

  5. Digesting the Truth

    ... my years trapped in the bowels of my eating disorder I still find my recovery nothing short of a miracle. I can hit the rewind button and ... I tried I couldn’t become abstinent on my own. I needed help. Eventually, on my knees, emotionally, physically and mentally crippled I ...

  6. Educators

    ... and young people who may be affected, this information will help you.    Download Educator Toolkit     WARNING SIGNS ... conversation that ultimately helps a student in trouble find understanding, support, and the proper therapeutic resources. If the ...

  7. A Scale Can't Measure the Severity of Your Eating Disorder

    ... ‘together,’ but inside I was slowly killing myself to find perfection. For nearly 15-years, I struggled in complete silence. Too ashamed to ask for help because I did not fit what I thought an eating disorder was. My symptoms ...

  8. Love Stepped In

    ... Senior year; for some it’s the year where you “find yourself.” For others it’s the same year you lose yourself. I however, ... the person you were made to be…” The advice I used to help others was the advice I denied myself. In my head I wasn’t worthy. I ...

  9. Seattle Mariners Mike Marjama & Fashion Innovator Becca McCharen-Tran to be Honored at 16th Annual NEDA Gala

    ... to inspire others, especially men and boys, to seek the help and support they deserve. Emceeing the event is Iskra Lawrence, model, ... Each year, NEDA helps millions of people across the country find information and appropriate treatment resources through its toll-free, ...

  10. 5 People I'm Excited to Hear Speak at the 2015 NEDA Conference!

    ... advocacy.  After working on my campus this past year to help make strides in the university’s awareness of eating disorders, I ... or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. In her free time, you can find her wandering through Center City, watching Bob's Burgers, or with her ...

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