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  1. 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 ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:16pm

  2. 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 ...

    admin - 08/18/2016 - 4:47pm

  3. Selecting a Treatment Center for Your Loved One

    ... treatment program  First , you will need to find a treatment program that meets your loved one’s needs. Consulting with ... If so, how much will it cover?  Does the center offer help in obtaining reimbursement from the insurer?  Does the center offer ...

    tsegarra - 02/21/2017 - 2:01pm

  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 ...

    _admin_programs - 01/28/2014 - 9:42am

  5. 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 ...

    _admin_communic... - 10/04/2017 - 8:57pm

  6. 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.  ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:01pm

  7. 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 ...

    _admin_communic... - 02/26/2017 - 3:40pm

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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