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#NEDAwareness Week 2015: learn, share, support and #RecoverLife (Examiner.com)

Chief Marketing Officer Julie Holland Faylor, MHS, CEDS is the National Eating Disorders Examiner. Read an excerpt below from her blog post "#NEDAwareness Week 2015: learn, share, support and #RecoverLife":  This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015! Each year, #NEDAwareness Week represents a time during which members of the eating disorder community engages the general public in an effort to improve public understanding of eating disorders, including causes, triggers, effective treatment and lasting recovery. The more we all know about eating disorders, the sooner we can get help for ourselves and our loved ones and the more likely it is that the millions of individuals touched by these serious illnesses will find a life of lasting eating disorder recovery. The theme of NEDAW 2015 is “I Had No Idea,” which alludes to the widespread misunderstanding about eating disorders that cause so many of us to overlook warning signs and symptoms, writing them off as insignificant behaviors or “a phase” someone is going through. As a clinician specializing in eating disorder treatment for over 30 years, I can’t tell you how many times I have heard this sentiment from patients and families alike, most commonly... Visit her blog to read the article in its entirety.

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