National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Hope at Every Age (or: Freedom at Every Age)

    ... mental illness often don’t understand what it is like and find it difficult to relate. Some family members may struggle to cope with the ... of eleven remained buried in my troubled mind and needed help to emerge from the prison of my illness. Many medications were prescribed ...

    admin - 12/30/2013 - 10:55am

  8. 2014 LA Artist Initiative NEDA Walk

    ... for his book, Shattered Image, and his continued support and help for raising awareness with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and eating ... out of me and causes me at times to become very vain, but I find great joy and satisfaction in helping others and seeing other people rise ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:18pm

  9. Treating an Eating Disorder

    ... People with eating disorders need to seek professional help. Early diagnosis and intervention significantly enhance recovery. ... for individuals struggling with an eating disorder to find a health professional they trust to help coordinate and oversee their ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 4:14pm

  10. You Never Gave Up On Me, Dad

    ... all those years. You told me to look within myself and to find, internally, where that passion once came from. You told me, when I was ... with the proper tools and resources, reaching out for help, and most importantly, communicating with me and inspiring me to push ...

    _admin_communic... - 06/15/2017 - 11:47am

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