National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. Eatings Disorders vs. Disordered Eating: What's the Difference?

    ... It does not interfere with their lives; they are able to find food they’re comfortable with at any restaurant, and there is no desire ... but also for individuals who are unsure about what type of help they might need. There are three key factors: behaviors, obsession, and ...

    _admin_communic... - 05/26/2017 - 1:47pm

  2. Catching the NEDA ‘Bug’

    ... I love attending eating disorder conferences because they help me feel good! I am into celebrating life, and it feels good to know that ... life - these are the gems that I have found, and continue to find at each conference I attend. Join me in Washington at the orientation ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:12pm

  3. 5 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me in Recovery from Anorexia

    ... you don’t want people to interfere, but sometimes getting help is the best thing to do. I guarantee it helps – when I had a bad day I ... cold turkey for a few days. It is hard, but it works. I also find that changing up my exercise helps and making it fun or working out with ...

    _admin_communic... - 07/17/2017 - 4:24pm

  4. Freedom and Strength

    ... I’ve even started a campaign to inspire others to get the help they need, and it’s become my absolute passion to spread the word to ... I would say the first step is to ask for and accept help. Find things in life that support you, whether that be a person, positive ...

    Anonymous - 04/12/2016 - 9:54am

  5. What Should I Say?

    ... eating disorders. If you feel comfortable doing so, offer to help your friend make an appointment or accompany your friend on their first ... if you are still concerned with their health and safety, find a trusted adult or medical professional to talk to . This is probably a ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 4:16pm

  6. What's Age Got to do With It?

    ... their bodies and their eating and are seeking professional help. Contemporary women experience unprecedented stress due to: their rapidly ... media images; and the current fear of obesity. They find easy comfort in The Body Myth (Maine & Kelly, 2005), believing that the ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 4:16pm

  7. Become Your Own St. Valentine: 5 Ways to Love Your SELF

    ... energy into articulating the wonder of you instead. If you find that challenging, make a list of your life’s blessings. Studies ... first and foremost holds merit, but assisting others can help get us there. Volunteer work can serve as a healthy distraction from ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:13pm

  8. Breaking Free Of Anorexia

    ... Step by step, word by word, tear by tear, I began to find healing. This was a good start, but I need to do much more to recover. I ... them handy, and I taped some around my full length mirror to help me specifically confront the body image issue. I hadn’t been willing to ...

    Anonymous - 09/02/2015 - 11:27am

  9. Assisting Physicians in Eating Disorder Prevention

    ... a variety of physical and psychological conditions. We can help physicians to identify patients with eating disorders by providing ... for their newsletter. Give them literature from NEDA. Find out if there is a local branch of the Academy of Pediatrics, American ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 3:47pm

  10. Day 2 of the NEDA Conference: A Moving Family Panel and Insights on Males with Eating Disorders

    ... He talked about his family’s difficulty in finding support throughout his daughter’s illness as well as his personal desire to continue to learn more about the disease and help other families find the resources they need to build a successful recovery. Emily ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:10pm

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