National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 21-27

Anonymous online screening available at mybodyscreening.org


WHAT: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, held February 21-27, bring attention to the critical needs of people with eating disorders and their families. Screening for Mental Health provides anonymous eating disorder screenings at mybodyscreening.org for the month of February.

WHERE: Individuals can locate an eating disorder site or take an online screening by visiting mybodyscreening.org.

WHEN: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is held February 21-27.

HOW: Thousands of organizations nationwide will host an Eating Disorder event or provide access to online screenings on their website. A screening consists of a series of questions designed to indicate whether symptoms of an eating disorder are present and if clinical help is needed. After completing a screening, participants receive immediate feedback and referral information for local resources that offer further evaluation and treatment.

WHY:  Online screenings are an effective first step in eating disorder intervention. Similar to other illnesses, early intervention can significantly increase recovery. National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, held February 21-27, bring attention to the critical needs of people with eating disorders and their families. Screening for Mental Health provides anonymous eating disorder screenings at mybodyscreening.org for the month of February.

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