Up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder (anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder) in the U.S.
95% of those who have eating disorders are between the ages of 12 and 25.
Almost 50% of people with eating disorders meet the criteria for depression.
Only 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders receive treatment. Only 35% of people that receive treatment for eating disorders get treatment at a specialized facility for eating disorders.
Anorexia Nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.
An estimated 10-15% of people with anorexia or bulimia are male.
35% of “normal dieters” progress to pathological dieting. Of those, 20-25% progress to partial or full-syndrome eating disorders.
The body type portrayed in advertising as the ideal is possessed naturally by only 5% of American females.
Cambridge Eating Disorder Center
Move from surviving to thriving.
The Cambridge Eating Disorder Center provides individuals suffering with eating disorders a comprehensive continuum of support services focused on their recovery. Our treatment programs focus on reducing the eating disorder symptoms while promoting the development of a healthy self that encompasses both emotional and physical well-being.
3 Bow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
CEDC-PHP/IOP Programs: 12 Plympton Rd., Cambridge, MA 02138
105 Loudon Rd., Building #2, Concord, NH 03301