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Nov. 12, 2015: Aubrey's Song Foundation, Inc. will have its Eighth Annual Circle of Friends Dinner and Silent Auction at The Hines Center. If you would like to attend and have not let a table host know, please contact us.

May 1, 2015: Aubrey's Song Foundation, Inc. partnered with ANAD and Linden Oaks at Edward to put on an Fourth Eating Disorder Training Conference for mental health professionals.

April 21, 2015: Aubrey's Song Foundation, Inc. is hosting a Someday Melissa Screening and Panel Discussion at Brescia University, please join us!

April 16, 2015: Aubrey's Song Foundation, Inc. is hosting a Someday Melissa Screening and Panel Discussion at Kentucky Wesleyan College, please join us!

March 28, 2015: Aubrey's Song Foundation, Inc. participated in AOII Day at the University of Evansville.

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Eating Disorders:

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders affect an estimated eight million Americans, many of them students in the nation's middle schools, high schools and colleges. The most deadly of eating disorders is Anorexia Nervosa.

Who is at Risk:

  • 90-95% of cases involves females
  • 60% of athletes in appearance sports
  • 0.1 0.2 % of adolescents
  • 1% teenage girls
  • 20% of college women

Outcome of Anorexia Nervosa:

  • 50% good outcome
  • 33 % intermediate recovery
  • 20 % remain chronically ill
  • 10 - 18% die
  • 5% of patients die a decade after follow up

Outcome of Bulimia Nervosa:

  • 70% report symptom reduction
  • Outpatient treatment response (6 yr)
  • 60% good
  • 29% intermediate
  • 10% poor
  • 1% death