Instagram to make Diet Ads viewable for ages 18 and over—Why They should Remove Them Altogether

Instagram to make Diet Ads viewable for ages 18 and over—Why They should Remove Them Altogether

by Carolyn Hersh, LCSW On September 18th, 2019 Instagram instituted an official policy that all ads promoting diet and weight loss products would only be able to be viewed by users 18 and over. Any ads that have false claims can be reported and subject to removal. This is a huge victory in the world …

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March Against ED and Eating Disorder Lobby Day 2015

In October I attended the second annual March Against ED (AKA “MOM March”), followed by Eating Disorder Lobby Day for the Anna Westin Act (H.R.2515/S. 1865) in Washington, DC. The Act is the first eating disorders-specific bill to receive bipartisan support at introduction, which is exciting. There is hope that the bill will be passed …

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July LACPA Eating Disorder SIG Meeting

I am so excited to confirm the next speaker for the Eating Disorder SIG who will be joining us from Washington, DC. Wednesday, July 22 at 7:15 pm   Presenter:  Kathleen MacDonald Title:   Advocacy and the Eating Disorder World:  Why Clinicians Matter Location:  The office of Dr. Lauren Muhlheim (4929 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1000, Los Angeles) …

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