#Don’tMiss an Eating Disorder Based on Body Size

Chevese Turner CEO Over 15 years ago I met a reporter writing an article on eating disorders for Time Magazine. We were both attending an event on Capitol Hill and she was looking for people to interview. We struck up a conversation and she asked me if I was there to support someone with an […]

New BED PSA Campaign Raises Awareness of Binge Eating Disorder (BED) in Adults

Today, in partnership with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and Shire, we have taken a significant step forward to support adults with Binge Eating Disorder (BED), in launching the first-ever, large-scale national effort to motivate adults who may struggle with BED symptoms to learn more and talk to their health care provider. BED PSA […]

BEDA Comments on the Boy Scouts of America's Exclusionary and Stigmatizing Policy

Dear Mr. McCarthy, It has been brought to our attention, via the Associated Press, that the Boy Scouts of America will be hosting its annual Jamboree soon. We have also learned that the BSA has decided to determine eligibility for participation in this event based largely on BMI. As we understand the guidelines, Scouts whose […]