Eating Disorders Coalition

  • DC

About Us

We are the federal advocacy organization for eating disorders. Our mission is to advance the federal recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority.

Our Goals:

With more focused attention on educating and working with Congress,

we can effectively influence federal policy. Our specific goals are to:

  • Raise awareness among policy makers and the public at large about the serious health risk posed by eating disorders
  • Promote federal support for improved access to care
  • Increase resources for research, education, prevention, and improved training
  • Increase funding and support for scientific research on the etiology, prevention, and treatment of eating disorder
  • Promote initiatives that support the healthy development of children
  • Mobilize concerned citizens to advocate on behalf of people with eating disorders, their families, and professionals in the field