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Through advocacy work, community and professional events, and media outreach, Veritas is helping to bring cutting-edge research, best-practice care, and scientifically backed information into the national eating disorder conversation. Here in our blog you can learn about the work we and others are doing to advance the understanding and treatment of eating disorders. You’ll also find interesting articles and helpful insights that can support you or a loved one on the journey to lasting recovery. We want to hear your story. Email us ( and ask how you can become a contributor!

Support for Families

Support for Families

Everyone needs support.

It is common to overlook your own needs when supporting a loved one with an eating disorder. Recognize your own need for support during this time, prioritizing your wellbeing and self-care. You’ll be better equipped to support your loved one’s recovery in turn.

Find support from other people experiencing a similar situation at one of our upcoming Community Events.

It is not your fault.

You are not to blame for your loved one’s eating disorder. Eating disorders are complex illnesses influenced by a blend of biological, psychological, and social factors.

Whatever you are feeling is valid.

You likely feel a range of emotions about your loved one’s eating disorder. Fear, frustration, helplessness—it is normal to feel what you are feeling. 

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Resources for Families

Resources for Families

Families make a difference. 

While knowing how to support a loved one with an eating disorder can be difficult, your support is exactly what’s needed in recovery. You don’t have to be perfect, and you don’t have to do it alone. We’re here to walk alongside you.

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If you have questions about anything - eating disorders, our programs, specific needs or concerns - or you'd like to schedule an initial phone assessment or a comprehensive in-person medical assessment, please give us a call or complete our contact form. Our admissions team is here to help.

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