Mayor Jackson Proclaims National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Mayor Frank G. Jackson presented a proclamation to Lana Stefanac, volunteer Navigator with NEDA, recognizing February 22nd through February 28th, 2015 as National Eating Disorders Awareness Week in Cleveland. According to the Ohio Department of Health, eating disorders are a significant public health problem for individuals across their lifespan and according to the Cleveland Clinic, eating disorders have the highest mortality of any mental illness and remain a great concern. Eating disorders can develop in anyone regardless of gender, age, race, social or ethnic background. Three of the most common eating disorders are Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating Disorder. More >>
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