National Eating Disorders Association Hosts 9th Annual Conference in Los Angeles
08/01/2011

Individual/Family-Focused Summit, Oct. 13-15, Also Featuring Professional Tracks & Inaugural Teen Summit

Online PR News – 01-August-2011 – – LOS ANGELES — The 2011 conference of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), Reaching for the Stars! Advancing the Prevention & Treatment of Eating Disorders, will be held this year in Los Angeles, Calif. Programs are designed for individuals and families affected by eating disorders, with special tracks being presented for educators, treatment professionals and activists.

WHAT: 9th annual NEDA conference: Reaching for the Stars! Advancing the Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders

WHEN: Thurs., Oct. 13 – Sat., Oct. 15

WHERE: Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa, 1755 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood
(just north of Hollywood Blvd.)

Commented Lynn Grefe, president and CEO of NEDA, “Each year, when families, people in recovery and professionals come together at our conference, it is an extraordinary opportunity to learn, find support, even begin recovery. For some people, the experience can actually be life-altering. We are excited about interacting with the Los Angeles community as well as participants from across the country. And we are especially pleased this year to introduce our inaugural teen summit.”

Keynote & Featured Speakers:
For a full schedule of conference speakers and panels (and professional tracks), visit:
http://attendesource.com/profile/web/index.cfm?PKWebId=0x21661e434&varpage=location

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), headquartered in Seattle, Wash., is the leading U.S. non-profit organization supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. Each year, NEDA helps millions of people across the country find information and appropriate treatment resources through its toll-free, live helpline, its many outreach programs and website. NEDA advocates for advancements in the field and envisions a world without eating disorders.

For Treatment Referrals, Visit www.NationalEatingDisorders.org
Or Contact NEDA’s Live Helpline: 800-931-2237
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (PST)

Contacts:
Greenleaf & Associates — 323-660-5800
Vicki Greenleaf — vicki@greenleafandassociates.com
Karen Brundage — karen@greenleafandassociates.com

Available for Interviews:
• Lynn Grefe, president and CEO of NEDA
• Doctors, psychologists & other treatment/research specialists & experts from around the country
• Recovered eating disorder patients