Advocacy & Awareness

Overcoming Eating Disorders: NEDAW

More than 30 million people in the U.S. suffer from an eating disorder in their lifetime. 

In observance of NEDAwareness Week, join Sheppard Pratt for “Overcoming Eating Disorders: NEDAW”, a Facebook Live event. Hear a real-life teen share her lived experience of overcoming anorexia.

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.

Participants include:

Tune in to our Facebook page here to participate in this informative discussion. 

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.