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We all know how diverse the stories of Eating Disorders are. Let’s educate the rest of the world! What makes your story unique? What do you wish people knew about EDs? What moment was the turning point in recovery? Let’s counteract the stereotypes and the attempts to fit EDs into a tiny little homegeneous box. [...]

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New Friday Night Support Group Beginning 9/21/18

The Joy Project hosts weekly support groups. This is a safe space for members of the community who are struggling to recover from eating disorders. Anyone affected by eating disorder or body image issues is welcome. Friends and family members are welcome as well. In addition to the weekly support group meetings held on Monday nights, [...]

Eating Disorder Law Blog

Q&A With Lisa Kantor: How to Get Coverage for the Treatment of my Eating Disorder

Seeking treatment for an eating disorder can be emotionally and financially draining. The attorneys at Kantor & Kantor reached out to the eating disorder community to find out what types of questions people had when looking for insurance coverage for the treatment of eating disorders. To read the questions and answers, click the link below. [...]

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Shift in Goals Improves Treatment for Severe Anorexia

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Intuitive Eating

This article highlights the findings of a study done on intuitive eating. The main topics analyzed include intuitive eating among young adults according to their socio-demographic characteristics and BMI. Plus the association between intuitive and disorder eating. The study concluded that those who practiced intuitive eating actually tended to weigh less then those who restrict [...]

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