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Advocates share stories and resources during Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 27, 2024
Denver 7
Hundreds of patients a year receive care from the Eating Recovery Center in Denver. Denver7 spoke to the medical director and a former patient about the impacts of eating disorders.

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DENVER — Up to 9% of the US population will experience an eating disorder in their lifetime, according to the National Eating Disorders Association.

February 26 - March 3 is Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Nearly a thousand patients each year receive care from the Eating Recovery Center in Denver.

"The majority of my childhood, I struggled with body image or just disordered thoughts of eating," said Maddy Miller who is a former patient of ERC.

After trying different types of treatments since we were 14 years old, things finally clicked with the staff at ERC back in 2021.

"Treatments can be hard and stuff. But if you can open up to at least your therapist or your dietitian, it will make it a little bit easier," Miller said.

Asking for help is sometimes the hardest first step for those struggling with an eating disorder.

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Eating Recovery Center is accredited through the Joint Commission. This organization seeks to enhance the lives of the persons served in healthcare settings through a consultative accreditation process emphasizing quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.

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