National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Join the Pro-Recovery Movement!

    ... Movement throughout social media sites that would help eating disorder sufferers find hope, health and healing through positive imagery, posts, and the like.  ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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