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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 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 18, 2016

Sarah Francati isn’t your average teenager. The 19-year-old college student from New York is sharking her recovery from the eating disorder anorexia nervosa on social media. And as a result, thousands of people are cheering her on while many others are seeking guidance.

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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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June 15, 2016

Jenni Schaefer and Dr. Ovidio Bermudez were featured in an article on bellevuereporter.com discussing the grand opening of the new ERC facility in Bellevue, WA on June 1.

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June 15, 2016
Eating Recovery Center announces a new outpatient medical clinic in Denver, CO for current and former eating disorder patients. ERC provides Colorado-based healthcare professionals with services for patients of any age whom they believe may be suffering from an eating disorder.
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May 26, 2016
Eating Recovery Center is proud to present the 2016 Project HEAL Clinician of the Year Award to Ovidio Bermudez. Read how he impacted the lives of former patients, families of patients, and colleagues.
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May 19, 2016
Eric Dorsa hopes that sharing his struggles with an eating disorder will shed light on what he sees as an over-looked issue in the gay community.
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DocumentTags: #communityconnection, alumni, families, lgbtq, males, patients
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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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May 06, 2016
Discover events and highlights of Eating Recovery Day, 2016, as tens of thousands came together to shed light on eating disorder treatment and recovery.
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May 06, 2016
Get video and news links of Candace Cameron Bure's story of eating disorder recovery, in honor of Eating Recovery Center's Eating Recovery Day, 2016.
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