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The Eating Recovery Center Blog features frequent updates concerning Eating Recovery Center (ERC), our eating disorder treatment methods and programs, and upcoming meetings and events to help provide patients, families, professionals, and alumni alike with the information they need to understand their condition and enter on a path to long-lasting recovery.


December 08, 2016
Yesterday, in a historic move, the Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act/Mental Health Reform legislative package 94-5. This includes comprehensive mental health reform legislation with specific provisions for those with eating disorders! Finally, the U.S. government has passed legislation that will:
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November 10, 2016
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August 25, 2016

The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680) is a comprehensive mental health bill that aims to combat suicide in our schools and communities, increase the mental health workforce, strengthen the enforcement of mental health parity law, invest in early intervention, integrate health and mental health care, and strengthen the community crisis response system.

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July 08, 2016
Learn some sobering facts about Ed like: 30 million U.S. women and men will suffer from an eating disorder, eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental health illness and about one person dies every hour as a result of an eating disorder.
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May 19, 2016
Learn how to support the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 and the Anna Westin Act, expanding access to mental health and eating disorder treatment.
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