Chief Marketing Officer Julie Holland Faylor, MHS, CEDS is the National Eating Disorders Examiner. Read an excerpt below from her blog post "Eating disorder education and resources": When it comes to health and wellness, knowledge is power. I believe this adage to be particularly true when it comes to eating disorder awareness, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Eating disorders are complex illnesses rooted in biology and psychology, as well as external influences like expectations and narratives of society and our unique personal experiences. This combination of contributing factors can result in resistance, stress and anxiety for patients and families alike as they seek to address the illness. During times of heightened emotion and transition, it can be comforting to turn to objective information to help gain a better understanding of the illness, effective treatment and how to navigate the stages of eating disorder recovery. Fortunately, patients and families have many resources at their disposal to educate themselves about eating disorders. Below, I’ve outlined three effective and widely accessible eating disorder resources through which to gain eating disorder knowledge... Visit her blog to read the article in its entirety.