More than 30 million people in the U.S. suffer from an eating disorder in their lifetime.
Participants will discuss one family’s firsthand experience with eating disorder treatment from the patient, parent, and clinician perspectives. They will also share information on the risk factors, warning signs, and treatment options for eating disorders.
- Lorelai Symmes, patient, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt
- Lauren Symmes, patient parent
- Niki DiCarlo, Therapist, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt
- Dina Wientge, LCSW-C, Senior Social Worker, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt
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This event is held in recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which is observed February 22 – 28, 2021. The National Eating Disorders Association hosts NEDAwareness Week to shine the spotlight on eating disorders by educating the public, spreading a message of hope, and putting lifesaving resources into the hands of those in need.