MOM March Against Eating Disorders
& EDC National Fall Lobby Day
October 27th & 28th, 2015
Thank you for advocating with the EDC -
your voice made a difference!
Within 24 hours after Lobby Day, six Members of Congress signed onto the Anna Westin Act
Nov. 6, 2015:
Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), member of the Senate HELP Committee,
signed-on to the Anna Westin Act!
Stay tuned for more updates!
EDC Press Release
Washington, D.C., - November 4, 2015--
BIPARTISAN CHAMPIONS FOR EATING DISORDERS - REP. LEONARD LANCE AND REP. DORIS MATSUI- CHAMPION EATING DISORDERS AMENDMENT IN THE HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE
EDC Press Release
Washington, D.C., - October 27, 2015--
SENATORS AWARDED FOR THEIR EFFORTS
COMBATING EATING DISORDERS
EDC and The Anna Westin Act of 2015 in the News:
"Kitty Westin Wants to Save Parents from Having to Bury a Child"
City Pages Minneapolis (September 3, 2015)
"Combating eating disorders gains ample bipartisan support"
Mental Health Weekly (August 20, 2015)
"Anna Westin Act Fights for Education, Treatment of Eating Disorders"
KFYR-TV (August 11, 2015)
"Anna Westin Act Focuses on Education and Treatment of Eating Disorders"
Valley News Live (August 11, 2015)
"Parents of woman who died while battling anorexia push for legislation"
Star Tribune (August 10, 2015)
Mollee Francisco, Chaska Herald (August 6, 2015)
"Kitty Westin, Sen. Klobuchar hope eating disorders bill named for Anna Westin will help others"
Andy Steiner, MinnPost (July 31, 2015)
"Anna Westin Act introduced to combat eating disorders"
Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC (July 30, 2015)
"Sen. Capito discusses bill to combat eating disorders"
Lindsay Oliver, WVVA (July 29, 2015)
"Klobuchar introduced legislation combating eating disorders"
Katie Huinker, KIMT News 3 (July 29, 2015)
"New legislation aimed at preventing, treating eating disorders"
WKTB News8000 (July 29, 2015)
"Why the Anna Westin Act of 2015 matters"
By Annetta Ramsay, Ph.D., The Hill (July 10, 2015)
Senators' press releases on the introduction the Anna Westin Act (S. 1865):
Senator Ayotte - "Ayotte Helps Introduce Legislation to Improve Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders" (July 28, 2015)
Senator Klobuchar - "Klobuchar, Ayotte, Baldwin, and Capito Introduce Legislation to Help Combat Eating Disorders" (July 27, 2015)