Eating Recovery Center Partners with The Eating Disorder Foundation to Host Candlelight Vigil to Increase Awareness of Eating Disorders

Members of the Denver community touched by eating disorders to convene during
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Online PR News – 18-February-2010 – – Mental health champions and local community members whose lives have been touched by eating disorders will gather on Tuesday to raise awareness for eating disorders, America’s deadliest mental illness. Attendees will commemorate those who have lost their lives, support those who struggle with these illnesses and honor people who have found their way to the light of a lasting recovery. Donations made that evening will contribute to ongoing Eating Disorder Foundation education initiatives.

What: Candlelight Vigil and Wine Reception

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Complimentary wine reception to start at 5 p.m.
Vigil to follow at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Wellshire Event Center (formerly Wellshire Inn)
3333 South Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80222

Who: The Eating Disorder Foundation, a Denver-based non-profit organization committed to education and advocacy initiatives to prevent and eliminate eating disorders, has organized the candlelight vigil to raise additional awareness of this widespread disease that impacts more than 11 million people in the United States.

Eating Recovery Center, a licensed and Joint Commission accredited behavioral hospital providing comprehensive treatment and sustainable recovery for eating disorders.

About The Eating Disorder Foundation
The Eating Disorder Foundation is a Denver-based non-profit organization that seeks to raise awareness about eating disorders through targeted education and advocacy initiatives. Founded by revered members of the eating disorders medical community and survivors of these life-threatening illnesses, The Eating Disorder Foundation serves as a comprehensive resource for the general public and the health care community in the collective effort to prevent and eliminate eating disorders. For more information about The Eating Disorder Foundation, please visit

About Eating Recovery Center
Eating Recovery Center, situated at the foot of the Rockies in beautiful downtown Denver, Colorado, provides individuals 17 and older sustainable recovery from eating disorders in a warm, nurturing environment. Our comprehensive program offers patients from across the country a continuum of care that includes inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient services in a licensed and Joint Commission accredited behavioral hospital setting. Our compassionate team of professionals collaborates with treating professionals and loved ones to cultivate lasting behavioral change. For more information, please call 877-218-1344, e-mail or chat with us confidentially at


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