Collaboration is key to bringing hope of recovery to diverse populations of eating disorder patients, their families and friends. It is the primary goals of the EDFSTX to gather and share all the various types of resources that will help with the education, awareness and access to care as pledged by our foundation.

Treatment Center Raising Eating Disorders Awareness

by Camilla Rambaldi
Thursday, March 11th 2021

Watch the recent KABB Fox News 29 interview of Dr. Mengden from Esperanza Eating Disorder Center and EDFSTX National Eating Disorder Recovery Advocate, Eric Dorsa.
Fox’s Camilla Rambaldi’s SA Strong segment shared Mengden’s expertise and Dorsa’s voice on the impact the pandemic has had on mental health and brought an increased awareness of eating disorders that are occurring in our community and around the nation.

Recovery Reflections is a weekly eating disorder thought session generously provided by our passionate and amazing contributor Eric Dorsa, National LGBTQ Eating Disorder Recovery Advocate. 

Recovery Reflections Ep11
” Swapping Out ED Behaviors”

Recovery Reflections Ep10
” The Role of Grief in Recovery”

Recovery Reflections Ep9
” Exercise vs Movement”

Recovery Reflections Ep8
” Redefining Rest”

Recovery Reflections Ep7
“Emotions – Our Bodies are Feeling”

Recovery Reflections Ep6
“Imposter Syndrome”

Recommended Resources

The Alliance for Eating Disorder : A national nonprofit 
organization dedicated to the outreach, education, early intervention, support, and advocacy for all eating disorders.

The National Eating Disorders Associations :
Largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

Association for Size Diversity in Health and HAES (Health at Every Size):
ASDAH’s mission is to partner with service providers, educators and advocates to dismantle weight-centered health policies and practices, ensuring that people who live with multiple forms of oppression are focusing our work.


Professional Training:
This event is being postponed for a later date.

EDFSTX will be sponsoring a Complimentary 3-Hr CE and Dinner on July 27th at 5pm.

Sam Lample, LPC, CEDS will be presenting:

“The Use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as the Foundational Approach for the Treatment of Comorbid or Non-comorbid Eating and Anxiety Disorders” 

Click here to download more information.

JONES4CROSSFIT is generously raising funds during February in their support of the EDFSTX mission and in recognition of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week #nedawareness February 22 – 28th.
Every time one of their members/class participants use the #JN4EDFSTX they will make a donation. We are very grateful and would like to encourage anyone looking for a CrossFit gym to check them out. Research shows that including “enjoyable movement” into your life helps with mental as well as physical wellness.

Our Partners

Esperanza EDC
403 E Ramsey Rd
Ste, 204
San Antonio, TX 78216
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