Advocacy Efforts

Advocacy Efforts

2017

AED Writes to Massachusetts Legislature on Weight Discrimination
September 22, 2017

AED Celebrates the Work of the Eating Disorders Coalition in Obtaining Eligibility for Research Funding for Eating Disorders to Help Military Service Members and Families
June 6, 2017

AED Releases New Global Blueprint to Promote Healthcare Rights for Patients with Eating Disorders
May 30, 2017

Letter to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Visa Services
May 18, 2017

The Academy for Eating Disorders Applauds France’s New Law to Protect the Health and Safety of Fashion Models, Address Eating Disorders
May 17, 2017

International Conference on Eating Disorders Will Bring Together Food, Weight, and Eating Science to Share Diverse Perspectives and Common Goals
May 2, 2017

World Eating Disorder Healthcare Rights
May 2017

Correct Language for Eating Disorders Graphic

April 2017 

The Academy for Eating Disorders Expresses Concern About the Impact of Proposed ACA Replacement Bill on Access to Treatment for Eating Disorders
March 14, 2017

Letter to the Editor: AED Advocates for Early Intervention and Specialized Care for Eating Disorders Treatment in Response to death of NJ Patient.

February  23, 2017

New International Study Paves the Way for Better Understanding of Diagnostic Categories of Eating Disorders in Children
January 30, 2017


2016

International Conference on Eating Disorders Will Embrace Diverse Perspectives in Treatment, Prevention and Research
December 16, 2016

The Academy for Eating Disorders Advocates for Early Intervention and Specialized Care for Eating Disorders Treatment in Response to Morristown, NJ Ruling
December 15, 2016

U.S. Congress Passes Historic Eating Disorders Legislation
December 9, 2016

AED's Nine Truths About Eating Disorders
November 30, 2016

Medical Comorbidities Linked with Binge-Eating Disorder: Important Information for Clinicians and Primary Care Physicians
September 20, 2016

Comorbilidades Médicas Ligadas al Trastorno por Atracón: Información Importante para Clínicos y Médicos de Primer Contacto
September 20,2016


Key Eating Disorders Legislation Passes the U.S. House of Representatives as Part of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act
July 8, 2016

Una Legislación Clave de los Trastornos de la Conducta Alimentaria es Aprobada por la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos como Parte de la Ley de Ayuda de Familias en Crisis de Salud Mental July 8, 2016

The Academy for Eating Disorders Expresses Concern About the FDA Approval of A Mechanized Purging Device
July 5, 2016

La Academy For Eating Disorders Expresa Su Preocupación Por La Aprobación Por Parte De La FDA De Un Nuevo Dispositivo Mecanizado De Purgación
July 5, 2016

Keanu Reeves and the Cast Of "To the Bone" Star in the Nine Truths About Eating Disorders in Honor of World Eating Disorders Action Day
May 31, 2016

International Conference on Eating Disorders Is Building Bridges Across the World
April 13, 2016

El Congreso Internacional De Trastornos De La Conducta Alimentaria Esta Creando Puentes Con America Latina
March 24, 2016

AED Supports AB 2539: Legislation Aimed at The Protection and Wellbeing of Professional Models in California
March 20, 2016 

AED Responds to “Anorexia is Narcissism” Article
March 15, 2015

International Conference on Eating Disorders Will Address Challenging Social Justice Issues
March 9, 2016

International Conference on Eating Disorders to Address Risk Factors and Body Image
February 24, 2016

The Joint Commission introduces accreditation for eating disorder treatment programs 
February 15, 2016

Individuals with Eating Disorders Are at Increased Risk of Death
January 21, 2016

Academy for Eating Disorders Partners in First Annual World Eating Disorders Action Day
January 15, 2016

Confident Body, Confident Child, a Breakthrough Parent Training Program 
January 7, 2016

2015

AED Responds to Body Shaming in Recent LOFT Advertising Campaign 

AED Releases Nine Truths About Eating Disorders
May 12, 2015

The Academy for Eating Disorders Applauds Missouri’s New Law
July 14, 2015

The AED Joins in Opposition of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Policy
June 26, 2015

Collaboratively sign on to Letter to congress and senate "Dear Colleague Letter" Urging Inclusion of Anna Westin Act in Comprehensive Mental Health Legislation

2014

AED : National Eating Disorder Awareness Week Focuses on Importance of Awareness, Education, and Help - Seeking
February 2014

AED Opposes BMI Reporting and Fitness Programs in Schools
May 30, 2014

Press Release: Increased Fracture Risk For Girls with Anorexia Nervosa
June 13, 2014

AED Applauds Removal of "Nothing Tastes as Good As Skinny Feels" by Hudson'S Bay Company

Press Release: Weight Stigmatization Prevalent in Youth Television Programming
September 17, 2014

2013

Healthcare Professionals Condemn Abercrombie CEO’s Weightism Statements
May 14, 2013

AED Emphasizes Physical Health More than BMI

Concern Over New Fitness Guidelines for the Boy Scouts of America's Jamboree
July 25, 2013

Letter to Boy Scout of America Leadership 
October 2013

Collaborative Letter to Michelle Obama Protesting Appearance on the Biggest Loser
October 2013

Eating Disorders - A Hidden Phenomenon in Outpatient Mental Health? 
December 2013