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What is NEDA Week?

National Eating Disorders Awareness (“NEDA”) Week is an observance to bring awareness to the seriousness of eating disorders across the United States. Each year, the final week of February is designated Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In 2023, Eating Disorder Awareness Week begins on Monday, February 27th, and ends on Sunday, March 5th. The theme of […]

Together for Mental Health

May has been selected as an awareness month to provide education and support for Mental Health.Millions of people are affected by mental illness each year. While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. Recognizing the increasing number of people […]

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 21-27, 2022

National Eating Disorder Awareness WeekFebruary 21st-27th, 2022 marks National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness), which aims to raise awareness about eating disorders and support those affected by them. The goal of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is to shine the spotlight on eating disorders by educating the public, spreading a message of hope, and putting […]

Eating Disorders and Reproductive Health

According to Johns Hopkins University (2021), “An estimated 26% of Americans ages 18 and older — about 1 in 4 adults — suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.” Among the many mental health disorders, eating disorders happen to be one of the deadliest. Eating disorders frequently co-occur with anxiety, depression, post […]

U.S. Study Finds that Children Who Have More Screen Time are Likely to Develop Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder (BED) is a life-threatening, severe, and treatable type of feeding and eating disorder. It affects almost 2% of people worldwide and can cause additional health issues linked to diet, such as high cholesterol levels and diabetes. People with BED often experience feelings of extreme unhappiness and distress about their overeating, body shape, […]

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Nearly 10% of Americans develop some form of eating disorder within their lifetime. These disorders are also incredibly dangerous, directly causing more than 10,000 deaths each year. In addition, around 26% of people with eating disorders attempt suicide.Eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age, size, gender, race, sexuality, ability, and more. The most common […]