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Eating Disorders: Facts
National Eating Disorders Association We’re glad you found us.
NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening illnesses that impact millions of people every year in the United States.
Get the Facts on Eating Disorders
In spite of the unprecedented growth of eating disorders in the past two decades, eating disorders research continues to be under-funded, insurance coverage for treatment is inadequate, and societal pressures to be thin remain rampant.Learn more.
Mortality and Eating Disorders
This study systematically searched for articles pertaining to eating disorders mortality between the years of 1966 and 2010. Mortality rates are calculated for eating disorders and subtypes. Learn more.
Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in Adolescents
A new study estimates that approximately a half million teens struggle with eating disorders or disordered eating. Five eating disorders were ascertained, as well as their prevalence. There were several surprises in this study, including that they did not find a female preponderance of anorexia or bulimia. Learn more.
Celebrities Who Don’t Drink: Sober Stars
Pasadena Recovery Center Speaker Series: Mackenzie Phillips, June 5th 2013
Actress Mackenzie Phillips gave us a fantastic hour or so depiction of What It Was Like, What Happened, and What It’s Like Now for her and her struggle with life issues. Dr. Drew surprised Mack by showing up to answer questions with from an audience of about 100 PRC residents and guests. Look for more excellent speakers and events coming up later this summer in The Pasadena Recovery Center Speaker Series…
A&E Cancels ‘Intervention’ After 13 Seasons
The network announced Thursday that the long-running docuseries will come to an end following the final five episodes of its 13th season.
The final five-episode season — kicking off Thursday, June 13, at 9 p.m. — will feature what the cable network dubs its most “intense” and “gripping” stories yet. During its run,Intervention earned two Emmy nominations for outstanding reality series, taking home the statuette in 2009.
Addiction specialists Jeff Van Vonderen, Candy Finnigan and Donna Chavous will return for the final episodes. Ken Seeley also returns “for one of the most difficult and dramatic episodes in the series’ history.”
“As ‘Intervention’ comes to an end, we’re proud to have paved the way for such an original and groundbreaking series,” David McKillop, executive vice president of programming for A&E Network and BIO Channel, said in a statement. “We’re honored to have been a part of the 243 interventions since its premiere in March of 2005, leading to the 156 individuals that are currently sober to this day.”