National Eating Disorders Overview


National Eating Disorders Overview – To learn more about the Giving Library, visit NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. NEDA is the leading national organization to campaign for education and prevention, improved access to quality treatment, and increased research funding to better understand and treat eating disorders. Its many programs are designed to assist individuals and families, which include the National Helpline; Annual Conference; NEDA Navigators; Parent Family and Friend Network; NEDAwareness Week; Loss Support Network; Media Watchdogs; Solutions Through Advocacy and Reform (STAR) program; Proud2Bme teen website; and Educational Resources.


Super skinny dolls spark anger among parents

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Dr Lewis has written a book, Positive Bodies: Loving The Skin You're In, aimed at parents wanting to promote positive body image and prevent and treat eating disorders. Go to The Butterfly Foundation: 1800 334 673. Tweet. Print Story …
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Binge-eating teenagers more likely to use drugs, become depressed

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Teens and young adults who reported being binge eaters or overeaters were almost twice as likely to start using marijuana than those without the eating disorder, research published Monday in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine found. Binge …
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