Eating Disorders and Obesity Prevention Advocacy Activities
Written Testimony Submitted for Senate Subcommittee Hearing: "Childhood Obesity: The Declining Health of America's Next Generation" (PDF, 21 KB)
APA Suggested Language to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education for Fiscal Year (PDF, 8 KB)
APA Comments on CDC’s Action Plan for Healthy Children (PDF, 354 KB)
APA Comments on CDC’s 2007 Adults Annual Report (PDF, 317 KB)
APA Letter Regarding HHS Small Steps Obesity Prevention Campaign Advertisements (PDF, 61 KB)
Eating Disorders Fact Sheet (PDF, 126 KB)
Shared Risk Factors for Youth Obesity and Disordered Eating Fact Sheet (PDF, 136 KB)
Recommendations to Prevent Youth Obesity and Disordered Eating (PDF, 125 KB)
Academy for Eating Disorders
The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) is a global, multidisciplinary professional organization that provides cutting-edge professional training and education, inspires new developments in eating disorders research, prevention, and clinical treatments, and is the international source for state-of-the-art information in the field of eating disorders.
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma. The Rudd Center serves as a leader in building broad-based consensus to change diet and activity patterns, while holding industry and government agencies responsible for safeguarding public health.