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It is with great excitement that we celebrate the passing of the 21st Century Cures Act with an overwhelming majority of 94-5 in the Senate. Embedded in this bill was language from The Anna Westin Act. Please see the official press release here and in the words of Kitty Westin, No longer will families have to suffer the death of a child because they couldn’t access quality care. We are honored to share this moment in history where Congress officially has legislation designed to help people with eating disorders. Please visit our webpage here for more information about Anna Westin and the Anna Westin Act.
The Emily Program Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit on a mission to save lives, change minds, and work to eliminate eating disorders. The Foundation seeks to change the conversation about eating disorders and body image issues by increasing understanding through our community education programs, advocating for access to care, providing resources and support for friends and families who are personally impacted by eating disorders, and awarding financial assistance to those seeking intensive treatment for an eating disorder.
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Every 62 minutes, someone dies as a direct result of suffering from an eating disorder. Sadly, only 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders receives treatment, and most medical doctors receive little to no training on eating disorders.
Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. And while more prevalent than breast cancer or Alzheimer’s, eating disorders receive surprisingly few resources for research and prevention.
Your gift will support education, outreach, and grassroots advocacy. In classrooms and communities, with school children and college students, with parents and teachers, your tax-deductible donation will help in the fight against eating disorders.
With your support, together we can save lives, change minds, and work to eliminate eating disorders.