National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. Comfort in Recovery: It’s About the Little Things

    ... world on any given day are asking the question: where do we find the information and comfort we need to “fight the battle of our lives” ... reminders of where I’ve been and where I want to go help me to keep in mind the importance of awareness, support, self-acceptance ...

  2. United States Senate Officially Declares Feb. 26 – Mar. 4 National Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the U.S.

    ... to take an online screening to see if it's time to get help; and opening the dialogue to break down stigma and stereotypes. ... Each year, NEDA helps millions of people across the country find information and appropriate treatment resources through its toll-free, ...

  3. Toolkits

    ... member or friend affected by an eating disorder. You will find answers to your insurance questions; signs, symptoms and medical ... and young people who may be affected, this information will help you. Learn more. Coach & Athletic Trainer Toolkit The ...

  4. 50 YEARS OF FREEDOM FROM ANOREXIA

    ... only thirteen, how could that be? Where could I turn for help? Fifty years ago, there were very few specialists in eating disorders, and ... Miss Dix, my history/pe teacher encouraged me to find a sport I enjoyed and consider joining a team sport. I wasn't sure I was ...

  5. Seattle Mariners Catcher Mike Marjama Has a Message for Men Struggling with Eating Disorders

    ... to inspire others, especially men and boys, to seek to help and support they deserve. Read more of his story in our interview below: ... to the forefront, perhaps more people struggling will find the support and resources I was blessed to find. I want other people, ...

  6. 15 Things Every Caregiver Should Know About Navigating Eating Disorders

    ... 3. “Try to understand me. Read up on my disorder; find out all you can about the eating/restricting/self-harm/depression.” ... 8. “Showing love and genuine concern is the best way to help someone with an eating disorder. Anger or condemnation is never helpful. ...

  7. Recovery – It’s Like Learning to Ride a Bicycle

    ... and adolescents, but many miss the opportunity for this help, and the illness becomes embedded in our identity, masterly manipulating ... up. When they let the trainer wheels go, they excitedly find they have more freedom and can go faster, they can go anywhere they like. ...

  8. Recovering from an Eating Disorder in College: A Survival Guide

    ... tree—reaching out, expanding, flourishing so that you can help others." As I am about to begin my senior year, I am reminded of ... way you discover your likes and dislikes. Travel, explore, find what gives you joy and fulfillment, and pursue that with all your heart. ...

  9. 4 Ways to Self-Care This Holiday Season

    ... self-care tips that I have found useful, and I hope they can help others as well: 1. Get enough sleep. It’s easy to stay up ... my desk area often piles up with work. When I reorganize, I find that it helps my mind feel on-task to complete any work that I have and ...

  10. Embarking on the Long Road to Recovery

    ... I felt so guilty, but I couldn’t stop. I wanted someone to help me, but didn't know what to do. My mom found out I had not been attending ... things and I think one of the most important things is to find someone you can trust. My mom was there for me through the ups and downs. ...

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