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Sandy Hook Elementary: What We Need to Learn
Sandy Hook Elementary: What We Need to Learn

Today is one week since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It was a horrifying and an unspeakable act of violence. The terror that ripped through the community of Newtown will impact the minds and hearts of all Americans, for a long time to come. As a nation we are ...

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Blog Posts in 2012

  • Are Hospitals Ill-Equipped to Treat the Complexities of Eating Disorders?

    On May 14, 2012, Brandy Bell was committed to Rusk State Hospital in Texas for a long history of psychiatric illnesses. After 16 days in the hospital, ...

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  • BMI: The Insurance Companies' Death Knell to Adequate Treatment for Eating Disorders

    Review any insurance company's denial letter for eating disorder treatment based on medical necessity, and weight or the insured's BMI (Body Mass ...

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  • DSM-5 Approved by the APA

    The fifth edition of the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) was approved by the American Psychiatric Association board of ...

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  • EDNOS: An Often Overlooked but Deadly Diagnosis

    Last night, ABC aired a segment on EDNOS ( Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified ). EDNOS is a very serious illness with an estimated mortality rate ...

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  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEDA SURVEY

    Some of you may have received an email from NEDA asking you/your loved ones to complete a survey about treatment. Because we are committed to ...

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  • Seeking Legal Assistance for Treatment of an Eating Disorder: 4 Things You Should Know

    At Kantor & Kantor, LLP , we understand that dealing with and seeking treatment for eating disorders can be emotionally and financially devastating. ...

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  • Lisa Kantor and Corinne Chandler Named Super Lawyers

    Top Women Attorneys in Southern California for 2012 Recognized for Excellence in Representing People Denied Insurance Benefits National legal rating ...

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  • Mental Illness Awareness Week

    Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) was established by the U.S. Congress in 1990 in recognition of the National Federation for Mental Health's (NAMI) ...

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  • BEDA Weight Stigma Awareness Week - Day 5: #CelebrateYou

    Although today is the end of BEDA's Weight Stigma Awareness Week, it is only the beginning of our recognition of weight based discrimination, and ...

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