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EATING DISORDER BLOGS

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6 Tips to Get through Thanksgiving

Many see Thanksgiving as a way of connecting with family by coming together and enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal. However, when...

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Intuitive Eating Practices During the Holidays

The holiday season is around the corner and it can be a difficult time to navigate when you have an eating...

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Myths and Facts about Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder (BED), an eating disorder more prevalent than anorexia and bulimia, is widely misunderstood. The lack of awareness and...

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Our Response to Weight Stigma Week 2020

Dear Community, We were thrilled when Chevese Turner and the organization she founded—Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)—joined forces with NEDA in...

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A Conversation about Atypical Anorexia

Eating disorders (ED) are mental health issues that affect all different people, no matter what race, gender, sexual orientation and body size. As we...

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Create a Positive Online Environment to Help People Recovering from Eating Disorders

What would our online world look like if users centered people experiencing an eating disorder and striving to live in recovery?...

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Get the Facts: Eating Disorder Statistics

Understanding eating disorder statistics is important, as myths and misunderstandings can easily come up. One stereotype that doesn’t line up with...

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Facing Barbecue Season with an Eating Disorder during COVID-19

As the weather warms up, many cities and states are loosening the stay-at-home orders enacted to combat COVID-19. This increased leeway...

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Why Bikini Season Is Problematic

Summer is officially here and as with most people, when temperature rises, outfits of clothing change, along with talks about vacation...

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Celebrating Pride Month in the Middle of a Pandemic

LGBTQ+ folks are disproportionately impacted by eating disorders. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA): LGBTQ+ identified folks experience unique...

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Our Pledge to the Community

Patient, Family & Staff Safety is our Priority: COVID-19Update