NEDAwareness Week

Almost 50% of people with eating disorders meet the criteria for depression.

Only 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders receive treatment.

Only 35% of people that receive treatment for eating disorders get treatment at a specialized facility for eating disorders.

Up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder (anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder) in the U.S.

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.


Eating disorders are one of the deadliest things that any person can ever suffer from. If you or a loved one is suffering from an eating disorder, please contact a hotline right away or visit the NEDA website on ways to get help. No time is ever too late. Together, we can help end eating disorders!