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ACA in the News: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Feb 27, 2014
ACA President, Dr. Cirecie West-Olatunji, and National Eating Disorders Association CEO and President, Lynn Grefe, provide guidance to readers about talking to a friend about an eating disorder.
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According to the National Eating Disorders Association, the aim of NEDAwareness Week (Feb. 3 - March 1) is to ultimately increase outreach and awareness of eating disorders and body image issues, while reducing the stigma surrounding eating disorders and improving access to treatment resources. Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening illnesses - not choices - and it's important to recognize the pressures, attitudes and behaviors that shape the disorder. More information here.

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