National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. School & Community

    ... awareness, each of us can make a difference. Below, you’ll find resources that will help you plan educational events and activities in your community.  Eating ...

  8. Dear Melody: Can I Separate My Gender Identity from My Body Image Issues?

    ... friend Teo Drake, a queer and trans spiritual activist, for help in answering your question. He shared with me that it isn't uncommon for ... over the course of a lifetime." The place to start is to find a therapist and supportive community that can both support you in finding ...

  9. Are American Job Listings Potentially Triggering for Those in Recovery?

    ... distressed. The fact is that job seekers who struggle to find the right job are vulnerable to depression, fear, and low self-esteem. ... not cool. Actually, it can be rewarding and satisfying to help others excel. The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) reminds its ...

  10. Perspectives on Diversity and Being Marginalized from Both Sides of the Couch

    ... to my struggle: admitting I have a problem and then seeking help. In addition, during the entire time while in treatment I most always was ... important for all therapists to be cognizant? I often find myself living in a bubble of “therapy is great, everyone benefits from ...

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