National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. 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 ...

    admin - 09/08/2015 - 3:02pm

  2. Fostering Body Positivity in Children

    ... In my practice, as well as in my personal life, I find it helpful to focus on the function of our bodies and how food is a source ... they are long and they connect to my hands, and my hands help me hold markers so I can color.”   I often ask my daughter and ...

    _admin_communic... - 05/12/2017 - 11:12am

  3. NEDAwareness Week 2015 Recap!

    ... age, gender, or sexuality. Anyone can be affected. With the help of Dagan VanDemark, Founder/Director of T-FFED: Trans Folx Fighting Eating ... on weight loss has. About 35% of “normal” dieters find themselves progressing to disordered eating. In a nation that has made $60 ...

    admin - 04/01/2015 - 10:43am

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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