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Breaking Stigmas and Building Support: Ryther's New Eating Disorders Program in Light of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

In sync with the observance of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), Ryther, a beacon of hope in the realm of mental health support, is gearing up to introduce its newest initiative: an Eating Disorders Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). Running from February 26th to March 3rd, NEDAW sheds light on the gravity of eating disorders, touching the lives of an estimated 28.8 million Americans. This year, the theme, "Let’s Talk About It: Eating Disorders, Stigma, and Empowered Recovery," underscores the importance of dialogue, empowerment, and equitable care. As part of this collective effort, Ryther is thrilled to announce its role in providing comprehensive support for those grappling with eating disorders.

As part of NEDAW, Ryther invites individuals, organizations, and communities to engage in meaningful dialogue around eating disorders. Throughout the week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and NEDA hosted various events and webinars to educate, advocate, and uplift those affected by eating disorders. Ryther encourages participation in these activities. You can find out more information here.

 One of the key objectives of NEDAW is dispelling myths surrounding eating disorders. By challenging misconceptions and raising awareness, we can better support individuals on their journey to recovery. Some of the common myths include the notion that eating disorders are solely about appearance or that they only affect young women. Ryther reaffirms that eating disorders can impact anyone, regardless of age, gender, size, or background, and encourages open conversations to dismantle stigma and promote empathy.

With spots still available for Ryther's Eating Disorders PHP Program, now is the time to take action. Whether you're personally struggling with an eating disorder or supporting a loved one, Ryther offers a safe and nurturing environment to embark on the path to healing. Let's seize this opportunity during NEDAW to amplify our voices, challenge misconceptions, and extend a hand of compassion to those in need.

 As we commemorate National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, let's commit to fostering a culture of understanding, support, and empowerment. Ryther's forthcoming Eating Disorders PHP Program symbolizes not just a new chapter in our organization's journey but a beacon of hope for individuals and families navigating the complexities of eating disorders. Together, let's continue the conversation, break down barriers, and pave the way for empowered recovery.


For more information visit:

Sign up for services: Ryther's General Intake Form

Questions contact the program manager, Marque Moody at:


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