Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2015

February marks our chance to amplify the work we do throughout the year. We have the unique opportunity to partner with colleges, universities and other community members who also want to build awareness around eating disorders. This week, The Emily Program is working coast-to-coast to discuss eating disorders and their devastating effects on individuals, families […]

CCED Officially Becomes The Emily Program – Cleveland

The Emily Program and the Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders are excited to continue their integration since our partnership began in June. CCED and The Emily Program, a nationally recognized eating disorder treatment program, joined together to increase services for people with eating disorders in Ohio. Effective on Dec. 1, we officially became The Emily Program […]

Oldie But Goodie: Thanksgiving Dos and Don’ts

With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, we would like to re-post our favorite blog for loved ones on suggestions of what to say and what not to say to those in eating disorder treatment during the holidays. Please note that these suggestions are not based in research, but rather the experience of our patients. These suggestions may not be […]

Cleveland’s Only Residential Eating Disorder Treatment Center Set to Open Early 2015


Since CCED’s partnership with The Emily Program began back in June, we’ve been talking about opening Northeast Ohio’s first-of-its-kind residential eating disorder treatment center. We are extremely excited to have begun this adventure, and pleased to announce that The Emily Program – Cleveland Residential is on schedule to open in early 2015. The Cleveland Heights-based […]

Voices Get Heard at This Year’s
Cleveland NEDA Walk


This year’s second annual Cleveland NEDA Walk was a huge success. More than 100 of you joined us on Oct. 18 to raise our voices and funds in the fight against eating disorders. It was the biggest turnout to date! We’re grateful for NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) and host Olivia Armand for coordinating this special event. […]

Navigating the Holidays with an
Eating Disorder

With the holidays right around the corner, many of us begin preparing for the impending celebrations, many centered around food. The holiday season is full of parties, social gatherings, and visits from family and friends. Since it all occurs within just a couple short months, this can be stressful for those suffering from an eating […]

Eating Disorders Coalition’s
Lobby Days Roundup

(L to R) Laura Eickmen, founder of Rebel; Lauren Beeithaupt, research student; Katie Dent of TEP-Cleveland; Morgan Shields, research student; Mary Clyde, daughter treated at TEP-Cleveland; Fran Warkow, lobby leader; and Susan Heim, who lost her daughter to anorexia

Earlier this month, a few of us from The Emily Program – Cleveland headed down to our nation’s capital to participate in this year’s Eating Disorder Coalition’s National Fall Lobby Days. It sure was an exciting day for all of us in the eating disorder world. We would like to thank all of you who […]

TEP – Cleveland patient recovers from eating disorder, vows to give back

A recent article on reports on varsity volleyball player Veronica Gehring who was diagnosed with anorexia during her junior season. It began with an obsession to “become faster on the court and a stronger volleyball player,” she said. But soon she was exercising upwards of four times per day and barely eating anything at […]