Eating disorders are a serious issue.

They affect people of all ages, races, genders, ethnicities, and socioeconomic statuses.

But they are also treatable, so it’s important to ask for help.

MTV is working with the National Eating Disorders Association to raise awareness around eating disorders as well as talk about their misconceptions.

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Contact NEDA's Helpline Reach out for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one

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Check out NEDA's Screening Tool It can help determine if it's time to seek professional help.

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Learn More about NEDA's Awareness Week Find community and find hope.

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Read about Project Heal's Treatment Access Program Find financial help for treatment.

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