national eating disorder awareness week

Eating Disorders On The Rise

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 20-26, 2011). Around this time last year I told you about NEDA and the importance of raising awareness about these serious, life-threatening illnesses. Unfortunately, rates of eating disorders are on the rise, especially in children and adolescents. In the last decade, hospitalizations for eating disorders more than doubled for children under…