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June 5, 2017
9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM CST

 “How NEDA’s Services Can Support Your Eating Disorder Recovery”

Special Guest – National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) 
NEDA LogoThe National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures, and access to quality care. Whether you have been personally affected by an eating disorder or care about someone who has, NEDA’s programs and services are designed to help you find the help and support you need. We can confront these serious illnesses with increased awareness, early intervention, and improved access to treatment.

August 7, 2017
9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM CST

 “How to Know When ‘Healthy Eating’ Turns into Orthorexia”

Melanie Rogers ImageMelainie Rogers, MS, RDN, CDN, CEDRD – Founder and Executive Director of BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ and Melainie Rogers Nutrition LLC.

Melainie received her education in Melbourne, Australia where she was born and raised. She obtained a degree in Biochemistry from Melbourne University and completed a Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition from Deakin University. Upon coming to the United States she earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University.

In 2002, Melainie developed the largest private group nutrition practice specializing in eating disorders in New York City. As she saw a need for more services for eating disorders, she established BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ in 2009. BALANCE offers a unique integrative treatment program that provides comprehensive outpatient care for a spectrum of eating and body image disorders.


 Past Twitter Chats

  • NEDA, Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, MEDA & EDC, “6 Surefire Ways to Maintain Recovery During Spring Break” – April 17, 2017
  • Kirsten Haglund, “Body Image 101: Everything a College Student Needs to Know For Positive Body Image” – March 3, 2017
  • Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC, MEDA, “Finding Your Voice: How to Seek Help for Eating Disorders in College” – February 27, 2017
  • NEDA, Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC and MEDA, “Building New Year’s Resolutions That Support Recovery” – January 9, 2017
  • NEDA, Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC and MEDA, “Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Recovery” – November 14, 2016
  • Shannon Kopp, “The Healing Power of Animals in Eating Disorder Recovery” – October 17, 2016
  • Proud2Bme,  “Awareness to Action” – February 23, 2016
  • Pia Guerrero, founder and editor of,Adios Barbie” – November 20, 2015
  • Dr. Lorraine Platka-Bird of Center for Hope of the Sierras, Diabulimia” – August 27, 2015
  • Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani of ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders,  “Medical Complications of Anorexia” – May 21, 2015
  • Dr. Walter Kaye, Dr. Stephanie Knatz Peck & Dr. Roxanne Rockwell of the UCSD Eating Disorder Center, “Personality Trait Based Eating Disorder Research & Treatment” – May 7, 2015
  • Brian Cuban, “Eating Disorders, Body Image, and the Holidays”
    – November 20, 2014
  • Elyse Resch, “Bulimia and Nutrition: The Role of Intuitive Eating”
    – October 2014




More About Joining the #EDHchat!

What Is a Tweet Chat?

A tweet chat is a live Twitter event or conversation focused around a specific topic at a set time. Think of it as a virtual meeting. A hashtag is used to filter the conversation.

What Is a Hash Tag?

A hashtag is a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound (#) sign. It is used to identify a specific topic or reference.

How Do You Participate?

To participate, all you do is tweet during the designated time using the conversation hashtag. You can also just read along in live time as the conversation is unfolding.

How to use TweetChat? (instructions from

  1. Login to Twitter with your Twitter account. Signup with Twitter if you don’t have an Account.
  2. With your Twitter account already running, you will open up Twubs at: “Twubs” is the site you can login to and use during the chat. This site will allow you to participate and view the conversation.
  3. At the bottom of the page, click the Twitter badge that says “Log in with Twitter,” and then click “Authorize app” to allow Twubs to read/send your #EDHchat tweets.



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