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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.


August 18, 2016

The Eating Disorders Information Gateway (EDIG) is a resource offered by the Eating Recovery Foundation. This website provides a single portal where anyone looking for information on eating disorders can access a variety of materials.

Millie Plotkin, Informationist for Eating Recovery Center and partner programs, has developed a user-friendly interface to provide professionals and families with easy access to relevant information on eating disorders prevention, diagnosis, treatment, insurance and legislation.

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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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October 13, 2015
Millie Plotkin is an eating disorder survivor and medical librarian. In 2013, she joined Eating Recovery Center to serve as Informationist, a position fusing her expertise in library science and deep understanding of the eating disorders community. As part of her role, she launched the Eating Disorders Information Gateway as a publicly accessible tool to help patients, families, professionals and advocates in the eating disorders community find relevant information to support public education of these complex illnesses. Millie’s story embodies the notion of “Recovery in Action,” as she parlayed her personal experience, passion for recovery and professional expertise into a career helping others find the information and resources they need to find lasting recovery.
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