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  1. Would I benefit from calling the NEDA Helpline?

    ... toll-free Helpline? Check out some common scenarios below to find out the answer to the question... would I benefit from calling the NEDA ... the process should your child need to seek professional help. 2. It seems like my diet keeps failing and I feel so hopeless, but ...

  2. 5 'Star Wars' Quotes to Inspire Recovery

    ... Force” and “the dark side.” Most of us have had to find the Force within us to fight off our own version of the dark side. For ... journeys even when we feel as though we have had enough. To help you channel your inner Jedi and find your force in recovery, here are some ...

  3. 7 Steps for a Body-Positive Pregnancy

    ... you can work to reframe.  Here is a checklist to help you move through your pregnancy and birth in a body-positive way:  ... your body history, you might want additional support. Find a therapist, join an in-person or online support group dedicated to body ...

  4. “Lighter Than My Shadow” is the Eating Disorder Memoir You’ve Been Waiting For

    ... it helps them in their recovery process. In what ways did it help you in your recovery? KG: It was very specific to the book, ... was a book that I wished had existed, and I couldn’t find it so I decided to write it, and that became my reason for getting better. ...

  5. Coming from Germany to be a Helpline Volunteer

    ... you get more confident. If, for whatever reason, you do need help or assistance during or after a call, the supervisors are always there to ... breath and look ahead.  When they have been trying to find their way into treatment, but nothing seemed to be working, and together ...

  6. Dear Melody: No One Takes My Eating Disorder Seriously As a Mid-Life Adult. What Can I Do?

    ... from the destructive nature of any eating disorder. If you find that those in your current circle do not take your disorder seriously, it is likely time to look beyond those people for the help that you need.  In the event that your eating disorder is not being ...

  7. Community Guidelines

    ... disorder. Our forums are not a replacement for professional help, rather a place to give and receive support.  Please note that the NEDA ... revoked.  If you post something that we, for any reason, find alarming in regards to your safety a trained NEDA Staff member may contact ...

  8. A Special Message from Our Supporters

    ... people across the country fight eating disorders and find resources for proper education and treatment. Now, read about how NEDA ... proud to point people to NEDA whenever they are looking for help and resources.” —Lynn Chen “NEDA, thanks for helping me file for ...

  9. We Want to Hear from You: How Would You Encourage Others Who Are Hesitant to Enter Eating Disorder Treatment?

    ... level of care, we thought some words of encouragement might help make the decision feel a little less daunting. NEDA collaborated with ... be one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, but you’ll find freedom. You’ll find yourself. You’ll get your life back.” “I ...

  10. 15 Ways NEDA Made a Difference in People’s Lives

    ... NEDA has impacted their lives! 1. “It's helped me find community. Even though I've been recovered for eight years, sometimes I ... me show my mom exactly what I am going through as how to help me best! NEDA has given me connections to people I never would've met ...

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