Parents can’t afford to wait: the price is incalculable

Parents can’t afford to wait: the price is incalculable

We can’t afford delay, apathy, pats on the head, and empty promises. We can’t afford infighting and turfs. The price of losing one more person, destroying one more family, wasting one more opportunity to relieve a human suffering from an eating disorder is too high. – Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh “I’m so scared.” Is the first thing […]

The power of committed citizens in addressing eating disorder problems

The power of committed citizens in addressing eating disorder problems

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Thought One This statement by famed anthropologist Margaret Mead was always the tag line to my friend Dr. Lori Irving’s emails. A recovered person, Lori was deeply involved in preventing eating disorders. Along […]

Researchers seek parents’ help to understand eating disorder recovery

  “Looking at the data we have so far, we honestly have GOLD. Parents have some really interesting qualitative responses” – researcher, Erin Accurso Parents know their kids best! Understanding this, researchers believe that parents hold valuable information about their children with eating disorders that will help us better understand eating disorder recovery and improve […]